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Best Asian Development Bank podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best Asian Development Bank podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
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The Global Development Primer. The podcast about all issues in International Development Studies. Your host is Dr. Bob Huish, broadcasting from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The podcast covers the basics of International Development, while featuring the work of researchers and practitioners from around the world. This is your podcast to learn more about International Development and to stay in touch with important global issues.
 
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution. www.adb.org ADB provides loans, grants and expertise to developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific to help them alleviate poverty and advance their economic development through sustainable solutions. The ADB Podcast channel provides a platform for engaging, accessible discussion and debate around a wide range of topical development issues affecting Asia and the Pacific.
 
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The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be under-estimated for Asia - the world's largest developing region. The social and economic impacts of COVID-19 for those living below the poverty line in Asia and the Pacific will be substantial. So what are development actors doing about it? In this episode of GDP, we're happy to have Bart Édes joining…
 
The coronavirus has had an acute impact on world trade, global connectivity, and work environments. In this podcast, Tetsushi Sonobe, Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute, discusses the path to economic recovery, the importance of digitalization, and how the application of behavioral insights can drive resilience in a post-COVID-19 world.Th…
 
Host, Professor Renee Jeffery chats with Griffith University's Associate Professor Luis Cabrera about his latest book The humble Cosmopolitan and what led him on the path to studying Asia.The book draws on extensive field research in India to address some longstanding critiques of universal human rights and global or ‘cosmopolitan’ citizenship. Cri…
 
In April 2020 rumour spread like wildfire that Kim Jong Un died. Greg Scarlatoiu and Dr. Bob Huish didn't believe it. They were right. So how did the world get this story so wrong? In this episode of GDP, Dr. Bob chats with Greg Scarlatoiu, the Executive Director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) in Washington, D.C., about the…
 
Host Professor Renee Jeffery as she talks to Griffith Law School's Dr Emma Palmer about her latest book Adapting International Criminal Justice in Southeast Asia: Beyond the International Criminal Court and what led her on the path to studying Asia.Countries in South East Asia exhibit a range of approaches when prosecuting international crimes. Emm…
 
In this podcast, Ravi Narayanan, chair of the Governing Council of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum and Water Integrity Network, discusses policy recommendations to promote investment in quality water infrastructure in the region needed to combat COVID-19 and advance the Sustainable Development Goals. Narayanan draws upon insights from Water Insecurity…
 
It’s season 4 of the Global Development Primer. And needless to say, we’re starting this season in a state that no one saw coming: The COVID-19 pandemic. There are no bystanders to this crisis. It has impacted everyone on earth in some way. University communities were among many who had to rethink "business as usual", and in this podcast Dalhousie …
 
Professor Renee Jeffery, Griffith Asia Institute, chats with Professor Caitlin Byrne, Director, Griffith Asia Institute on her journey through research and diplomatic practice. Caitlin is a practitioner-researcher who has carved out a high impact, applied research agenda in Diplomacy Studies with a special focus on Australian public diplomacy in th…
 
As the COVID-19 pandemic rattles globalization, commerce, and everyday lives, policy makers are increasingly turning their attention to economic recovery which also provides a critical opportunity to advance green investment and environmental sustainability. In this podcast, ADBI Research Fellow Bihong Huang discusses policy recommendations for mor…
 
For over 60 years Cuba has offered medical outreach and assistance to other countries in the Americas & Africa. More recently the cooperation has grown to include countries in Asia, and now the Pacific. In this episode, Dr. Bob Huish reflects on researching Cuban medical internationalism for the past 15 years. He argues that Cuba's solidarity and o…
 
Protecting the health and safety of vulnerable groups such as the elderly has emerged as an immediate task for policy makers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast, ADBI Deputy Dean Chul Ju Kim discusses policy approaches for addressing population aging and the importance of continued implementation efforts in today’s uncertain environment.The…
 
Bhutan has a Gross National Happiness index. The United Nations sought the development of the Human Development Index. The exclusive World Economic Forum ran a series about the end of the "love affair" with GDP. In this season 3 finale, Dr. Anders Hayden joins Dr. Bob Huish to talk about why development needs to go beyond GDP, what the consequences…
 
In this episode, Allure Features Director Jessica Cruel (@jcruel) and Digital Hair Editor Jihan Forbes (@itsjihanm) interviewed Nikki Nelms (@nikkinelms), the hairstylist behind some of Janelle Monae, Solange, and Yara Shahidi’s most incredible red-carpet, on-screen, and editorial looks. Tune in if you want to hear how a chance encounter with Lil W…
 
The Jasmine Revolution took place in Tunisia in January of 2011. It led to the democratization of the country and to open elections. How? Matt Gordner is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto, who is doing research in Tunis about the impacts of youth-led activism in Tunisia. In this podcast he explains that activism is no accident, and that …
 
The novel coronavirus continues to test health systems and economies worldwide. In this podcast, ADBI’s KE Seetha Ram discusses barriers to a simple life saving action to reduce exposure to COVID-19 – handwashing – and how efforts to further strengthen sanitation management can help communities in developing Asia and the Pacific thrive again.The vi…
 
Guatemalans have been coming to Providence Rhode Island for decades, changing the land, life, and landscape of the U.S.'s smallest state. So too has this changed the geography of Guatemala as people continue to make their way to la "costa norte". Patricia Foxen has followed this pathway of migration for two decades, and in doing so exposes a challe…
 
The iconic supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks sat down with our Features Director Jessica Cruel a few weeks ago to discuss how she carved out a special place in the fashion world, how America's Next Top Model democratized modeling, and her new venture, Model Land. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Uncertainty caused by the new coronavirus is disrupting services industries ranging from healthcare, to travel and tourism, to financial markets, adding to concerns about their capacity to boost Asia’s manufacturing-driven economies. In this podcast, Matthias Helble and Ben Shepherd, co-editors of the new ADBI-ADB book Leveraging Services for Devel…
 
The panelists take questions from viewers about what other countries are doing in the face of the pandemic, what to expect in the weeks ahead, and why we should be venerating our nurses, doctors, grocery store workers, Uber Eats drivers, and anyone else who is on the front lines of this global crisis. This podcast is part of a special GDP Roadshow …
 
What makes for good policy during times of pandemics and other such emergencies when it comes to managing risk? How do we normalize risk, and how do we measure it? In this podcast, Kevin Quigley gets into the nuts and bolts of how policy makers approach risk, and how they should approach it during the pandemic. Kevin Quigley is the scholarly direct…
 
Quarantines are ancient methods of public health, and they come with ancient problems such as isolation, marginalization, and stigma. During the Spanish Flu pandemic, most of the world was already sick and poor by today's standards. In 2020 the world has never been more inequitable in terms of health and wealth outcomes. So what happens when quaran…
 
Dr. Alyson Kelvin's research couldn't be more vital and important. Her research team is preparing evaluations and clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine. But how do viruses and vaccines work? And how does this COVID-19 virus work? If you have 20 minutes, she'll take you through the details. You won't want to miss this excellent, factual, and crysta…
 
On this special GDP Roadshow podcast, Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed takes us into the details of pandemic planning, and how real life never "follows the plan". COVID-19 is Dr. Watson-Creed's 3rd outbreak. She takes us into the details of planning for disease outbreaks and coping with pandemics. Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed is the acting Deputy Chief Medical O…
 
Policy makers and researchers recently met at ADBI for a workshop examining green infrastructure investment, policy challenges, and economic implications in Asia. Marco Schletz from the United Nations Environment Program Technical University of Denmark Partnership was among the experts featured at the event. Afterwards, Schletz sat down with Asia’s…
 
Since when did grocery stores in Global North start selling mortgages, credit cards & loyalty programs? For Dr. Ryan Isakson, it's a telling example of how financialization, meaning how corporations increase their influence in our lives, is ever increasing. So too, is it occurring in the Global South, even with small-scale farmers in rural Guatemal…
 
The novel coronavirus is affecting transportation connectivity worldwide. In this podcast, ADBI’s KE Seetha Ram and Shreyas Bharule, co-editors of the new Handbook on High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life, discuss the sector’s development prospects and socioeconomic effects in the fast-changing and uncertain environment.Read the transcripthttps://bit…
 
Eduardo Galeano said that Dr. W. George Lovell "did not choose Guatemala for his career, but the land, in a magic way, chose him to tell us about the shining voices that whisper in the darkness." In this episode, recorded in Antigua de Guatemala, Dr. Bob Huish chats with George Lovell about the 4th edition of his book "A Beauty that Hurts", which t…
 
The iconic makeup artist turned beauty founder sat down with EIC Michelle Lee to dive deep into how she started in the business, the obstacles she overcame to ultimately break records, and, of course, her own personal makeup, skin, hair, and wellness routines. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
There are 8,248 think tanks globally, according to the latest Global Go To Think Tank Index Report from the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. In this podcast, Asian Development Bank Institute Dean Naoyuki Yoshino explains why think tanks are increasingly important in Asia and the Pacific and keys to ensuring thei…
 
Allure Features Director Jessica Cruel (@jcruel) and Digital Hair Editor Jihan Forbes (@itsjihanm) sat down with prominent dermatologist Dr. Michelle Henry (@drmichellehenry) to break down stigmas and myths about skin and scalp care for brown skin. >>> SUNSCREEN > 4:09 - NYT article "Should black people wear sunscreen?" // 6:19 - Sunscreen ingredie…
 
In this episode, award-winning fashion designers Phillip Lim and Prabal Gurung have a wonderfully wide-ranging conversation with Michelle Lee about building community, Crazy Rich Asians, beauty routines, and what their years in the fashion industry have taught them. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Asian Development Bank Institute Dean Naoyuki Yoshino, chair of the Think20, or T20, under Japan’s 2019 G20 presidency, described the G20 engagement group’s policy innovation outlook at the T20 Saudi Arabia Inception Conference in Riyadh. In this podcast, we listen to Dean Yoshino’s on-stage remarks in which he discusses new T20 policy implementati…
 
Cecilia Tam, head of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Clean Energy Finance and Investment Mobilisation Programme, recently visited ADBI to discuss efforts to promote private finance for energy efficiency and renewable energy in emerging economies. In this podcast, Tam describes the importance of creating taxonomies, or d…
 
Chen Long, Secretary-General of Alibaba’s Luo Han Academy, recently spoke at ADBI on the future of financial services access and use in underserved areas of Asia and the Pacific as digital development accelerates. In this podcast, Chen describes inclusive finance challenges and opportunities in the fintech era and signs of new breakthroughs in the …
 
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