Title: Building socially influenced infrastructure projects in developing Asia: Why now?

Author: Jyoti Bisbey

Language: English

Type: Blog/Article

Nature: Other PPP Reference

Published: February 3, 2021

Region: East Asia and Pacific

Country: Global / Non-Specific

Topic: Covid-19 and PPPs

Keywords: Covid-19

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The reality is that Asia’s rapid, consistent economic growth hasn’t been inclusive. While reduction in extreme poverty has taken place at almost the same speed as GDP growth in the past two decades, those lifted out of this poverty are still vulnerable.  The extreme poverty line of $1.9 per day just doesn’t cut it. The region also suffers from climate change far more than other regions with many cities suffering from air pollution and becoming vulnerable to the rising sea levels.

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Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted basic infrastructure services delivery, further impacting the progress on SDGs. More

Updated: October 25, 2021