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Intra-Regional Trade in South Asia (4716 KB)

South Asia is now the fastest growing region in the world and has registered a rapid expansion in trade since the introduction of liberalization policies in the early 1990s. Intra-regional trade has, however, lagged behind the region's...

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01/29/2016 Program Profile
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Local Development Funds in Myanmar (Burmese version) (2455 KB)

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Since 2011, Myanmar has embarked on a series of development reforms to promote a more "people centered" and "bottom-up" approach to government planning and budgeting. Inter alia, these reforms have led to the...

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01/29/2016 Report
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Green Development Strategic Action Plan for Ulaanbaatar 2020 (4381 KB)

This Green Development Strategic Action Plan (GDSAP) for Ulaanbaatar has been developed through a consultative process involving subject matter experts, the private sector, civil society and residents. Through public surveys and in-depth...

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01/29/2016 Report
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Northeast Asian Mayors' Forum: Thematic Meeting on Urban Green Growth (5272 KB)

The first Northeast Asian Mayors' Forum, held in 2014 in Ulaanbaatar, discussed, among others, the topic of Green Cities: Urban Environmental Management and Green Development. The participants expressed a strong desire to further strengthen...

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01/29/2016 Report
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Women in Asia (2089 KB)

For more than 60 years, The Asia Foundation has empowered women and girls across the Asia-Pacific region. Through our Women's Empowerment Program, we have transformed the lives of thousands of women and girls through evidence-based programs...

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01/22/2016 Program Profile
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Gender Smart Initiative (258 KB)

The Asia Foundation envisions a world where every woman, man, girl, and boy can achieve their full potential. Recognizing the integrated and distinct nature of challenges facing women and girls, The Asia Foundation supports stand-alone efforts...

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01/22/2016 Program Profile
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Elections in Bangladesh (2032 KB)

Supporting Civil Society to Strengthen Democratic Processes

A leader in innovative election programming in Bangladesh for nearly 25 years, The Asia Foundation supports civil society efforts in domestic election...

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01/21/2016 Program Profile
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Religion and Development in Bangladesh (685 KB)

The Asia Foundation advances social justice for women, good governance, and interfaith tolerance through engagement with male and female religious leaders across Bangladesh.

01/21/2016 Program Profile
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Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh (2001 KB)

The Asia Foundation promotes inclusive growth through policy reform, participatory dialogue, and support for women entrepreneurs.

01/21/2016 Program Profile
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About The Asia Foundation (1129 KB)

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives
across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise,
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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Timor-Leste (566 KB)

The Asia Foundation is working with local, district, and national level government, as well as civil society partners and communities to strengthen governance and policy, enhance opportunities, and promote peace and justice in Timor-Leste.

01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Community Policing in Timor-Leste (644 KB)

The Community Policing Support program in Timor-Leste is jointly implemented by The Asia Foundation and the New Zealand Police, supported by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). It works with the Policia Nacional de...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Women's Economic Empowerment in Timor-Leste (1019 KB)

Timor-Leste is the youngest country in Asia, and became a sovereign state in 2002. Women in Timor-Leste often participate in diverse income-generating activities, including weaving, although these activities tend to generate less cash revenue...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Support for Good Public Policy (634 KB)

Timor-Leste's development requires governmental and non-governmental efforts to ensure good public policy is generated and implemented, for example, to support poverty reduction and the business-enabling environment. Currently, the development...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Local Governance in Timor-Leste (1285 KB)

The Asia Foundation has been implementing programs aimed at strengthening local governance in Timor-Leste since 2009. These programs endeavor to increase the capacity of local leaders and help build ties between community members, local...

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01/19/2016 Program Profile
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Indonesia (1893 KB)

Almost 20 years into its reform era, Indonesia looks firmly toward the future, with a popular president, Joko Widodo, whose vision of clean governance and equal opportunity has inspired the nation. Indonesia plays a growing leadership role in...

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01/12/2016 Program Profile
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Facebook Cambodia Civic Insights - November 2015 (418 KB)

From November 1 to November 30, 2015, The Asia Foundation's Cambodia Social Media Civic Insights Team followed seven media pages, two politicians, three government agencies and two political parties' Facebook pages. The pages were selected to...

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01/12/2016 Survey
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Women's Empowerment in Mongolia (1204 KB)

Women's empowerment is essential to reducing poverty and promoting women's economic opportunities in Mongolia. Education is a vital path to empowerment for vulnerable women. While access to education has improved for Mongolian girls, they...

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01/07/2016 Program Profile
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Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) Training Presentation (11065 KB)

(In Thai)

Co-developed by The Asia Foundation, The Department of Water Resource, and Kasetsart University, this IWRM curriculum, Thailand's first of its kind, is tailored for river basin organizations and multi-stakeholder in...

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01/07/2016 Brochure
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Integrated Water Resource Managament Training Curriculum (9119 KB)

(In Thai)

Co-developed by The Asia Foundation, The Department of Water Resource, and Kasetsart University, this IWRM curriculum, Thailand's first of its kind, is tailored for river basin organizations and multi-stakeholder in...

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01/07/2016 Brochure
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12/18/2015 Handout
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Beyond the Toolkit: Supporting Peace Processes in Asia (727 KB)

Beyond the Toolkit: Supporting Peace Processes in Asia posits that existing peace process support models do not reflect what we know about the nature of conflict, how it ends, and how peace processes are sustained and peace...

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12/17/2015 Report
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Targeting Brief 1: Intimate Partner Violence & Alcohol Abuse in Cambodia (830 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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Targeting Brief 2: Intimate Partner Violence and Media Exposure in Cambodia (838 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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Targeting Brief 3: Intimate Partner Violence and Childhood Exposure to Violence in Cambodia (769 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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Targeting Brief 4: Intimate Partner Violence and Educational Attainment in Cambodia (897 KB)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade engaged The Asia Foundation to identify and analyse key risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Cambodia. The task involved review of the best...

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12/09/2015 Analysis
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #1 (205 KB)

Fact Sheet 1. Intimate Partner Violence: Women's Experiences and Men's Perpetration of Violence Against Women in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #2 (181 KB)

Fact Sheet 2. Health Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting violence against women in Timor-Leste, ...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #3 (196 KB)

Fact Sheet 3. Women's and Men's Experiences of Child Abuse and Neglect in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting violence against women in Timor-Leste, ...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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The Nabilan Health and Life Experiences Study - Fact Sheet #4 (211 KB)

Fact Sheet 4. Sexual Violence Against Women by Someone Other Than Their Intimate Partner in Timor-Leste

The Nabilan Program is an innovative eight-year program funded by the Australian Government, targeting violence against women in...

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12/08/2015 Handout
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A Political Economy of Public Transportation in Timor-Leste (8222 KB)

Public transport as it exists in Timor-Leste today is largely operated in privately owned vehicles on a for-profit basis, with no adherence to a published schedule, and lacking in regulation or oversight regarding safety, security, and quality...

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12/01/2015 Report
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Mobile Phones and Internet in Cambodia 2015 (2684 KB)

This study examines Cambodian phone users' knowledge, attitudes and practices in relation to Khmer-language typing, writing and search habits, and identifies the factors motivating them to use (or not use) Khmer script. It also attempts to...

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11/30/2015 Survey
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Mapping Barriers to Trade in South Asia (1165 KB)

This paper, Mapping Barriers to Trade in South Asia, examines the structural and procedural barriers to South Asian trade. In doing so, it finds many of these barriers are not as rooted in regional geopolitics as previously assumed....

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11/19/2015 Report
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Regional Cooperation (1444 KB)

Asia faces many non-traditional security challenges at the subnational level that are closely linked to domestic, economic, and political issues in different countries. These have important ramifications beyond national borders: from...

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11/18/2015 Program Profile
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP VI) (19478 KB)

In September 2015, The Asia Foundation, in collaboration with the Sant-Maral Foundation, conducted its sixth installment of the Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) in Mongolia, a survey of businesses based in the capital city...

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11/18/2015 Survey
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP VI) [Mongolian] (17862 KB)

(In Mongolian)

In September 2015, The Asia Foundation, in collaboration with the Sant-Maral Foundation, conducted its sixth installment of the Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) in Mongolia, a survey of businesses...

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11/18/2015 Survey
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Asia Foundation Development Fellows Instructions and Guidelines (1411 KB)

Instructions and guidelines for applying to the Asia Foundation Development Fellows program.

11/17/2015 Handout
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People (14330 KB)

The Asia Foundation's Survey of the Afghan People is Afghanistan’s broadest and longest-running public opinion poll. After the first full year of Afghanistan’s National Unity Government, 9,586 Afghans from all 34...

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (Dari) (207 KB)

Dari translation of the Executive Summary of Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (295 KB)

This year’s survey polled 9,586 Afghan citizens, including 50.6% male and 49.4% female respondents, representing 14 ethnic groups and all 34 provinces in the country. Read the Executive Summary for key findings.

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Infographics (725 KB)

A Survey of the Afghan People offers insight into the views of Afghans on issues central to the country’s development. View the infographic sheet for highlights from the survey.

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Frequently Asked Questions (109 KB)

The longest-running and broadest nationwide survey of Afghan attitudes and opinions, the annual Survey of the Afghan People provides insight into the views of Afghans on issues central to the country's development. Read the FAQ sheet...

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (Pashto) (224 KB)

Pashto translation of the Executive Summary of Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People.

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11/17/2015 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - News Release (Dari) (60 KB)

Dari translation of the press release for Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People.

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11/17/2015 Press Release
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Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People - Press Release (Pashto) (86 KB)

Pashto translation of the press release for Afghanistan in 2015: A Survey of the Afghan People.

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11/17/2015 Press Release
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Afghanistan (3409 KB)

An overview of The Asia Foundation's Afghanistan program.

11/09/2015 Program Profile
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Updates from Washington, DC: November 2015 (3831 KB)

In this issue: Survey of the Afghan People, Afghanistan, Technology, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, and Myanmar.

11/09/2015 Brochure
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Afghanistan (11x17) (3393 KB)

An overview of The Asia Foundation's Afghanistan program.

11/04/2015 Program Profile
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China's Global Engagement (1221 KB)

The Asia Foundation supports China's "Going Abroad" policy with programs that promote understanding of Chinese development cooperation, support sustainable practices by Chinese businesses overseas, and build the capacity of Chinese NGOs to...

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11/04/2015 Program Profile
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Advancing South-South Cooperation: Provider Perspectives (787 KB)

Organized jointly by the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and The Asia Foundation (TAF), the "Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation" (AADC) dialogue series brings together development experts and government officials from the Asia...

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10/30/2015 Report
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The Informal Economy in Ulaanbaatar: Policy Options to Promote Growth in the Ger Areas (1360 KB)

This paper focuses on the economic environment in the capital's unplanned settlements. With city leadership now fully committed to accelerating inclusive growth to spur overall development, greater knowledge of the informal economy and how it...

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10/29/2015 Report
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Women's Empowerment in Bangladesh (1834 KB)

For more than 60 years, The Asia Foundation has worked to expand women's economic opportunities, increase women's personal rights and security, and advance women's political participation in Bangladesh and across the Asia-Pacific region.

10/29/2015 Program Profile
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Aid and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Synthesis Report (3842 KB)

On 25 April 2015, a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. Thousands were killed, tens of thousands were injured, and hundreds of thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed. A second major earthquake struck less than three weeks...

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10/28/2015 Report
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Aid and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Synthesis Report Executive Summary (213 KB)
10/28/2015 Report
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Aid and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Quantitative Survey June 2015 (5913 KB)
10/28/2015 Report
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Aid and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Qualitative Field Monitoring June 2015 (4769 KB)
10/28/2015 Report
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Aid and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Quantitative Survey Executive Summary (190 KB)
10/28/2015 Report
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Aid and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Nepal: Qualitative Field Monitoring Executive Summary (219 KB)
10/28/2015 Report
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Local Development Funds in Myanmar (2682 KB)

Since 2011, Myanmar has embarked on a series of development reforms to promote a more "people centered" and "bottom-up" approach to government planning and budgeting. Inter alia, these reforms have led to the establishment of Local Development...

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10/27/2015 Report
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Accelerating Women’s Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh (1733 KB)

From September 2012 through October 2015, The Asia Foundation implemented an innovative South Asia regional program to advance women's entrepreneurship. This program, supported by the U.S. Department of State, advanced the U.S. Government's...

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10/26/2015 Program Profile
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Strategy Testing: An Innovative Approach to Monitoring Highly Flexible Aid Programs (1175 KB)

The international development community has increasingly embraced the idea that finding durable solutions to complex development problems requires new ways of working that move beyond industry norms. This paper makes an important...

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10/15/2015 Report
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State and Region Public Finances in Myanmar (2726 KB)

This paper focuses on understanding the role of state and region governments in relation to Myanmar's public finances. This has been done to take stock of existing research, better understand the composition of subnational finances, and...

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10/13/2015 Report
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State and Region Public Finances in Myanmar - Burmese (3158 KB)

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This paper focuses on understanding the role of state and region governments in relation to Myanmar's public finances. This has been done to take stock of existing research, better understand the composition of...

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10/13/2015 Report
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Updates from Washington, DC: October 2015 (985 KB)

In this issue: Survey of the Afghan People, Development Fellows, Afghanistan, the Philippines, Myanmar, Asian Ambassadors Dinner Series, India, and Strategy Testing.

10/09/2015 Brochure
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Economic Development in Mongolia (2080 KB)

Over the past decade, Mongolia has experienced rapid economic growth. A natural resource rich economy driven largely by its mining industry, Mongolia saw a GDP growth rate that peaked at 17.5 percent in 2011. However, over recent years growth...

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10/08/2015 Program Profile
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FY2015 Financial Statements (358 KB)

FY2015 Financial Statements and Report of Independent Certified Public Accountants

09/30/2015 Miscellaneous
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Ethnic Armed Conflict and Territorial Administration in Myanmar - Burmese (5704 KB)

(In Burmese)

The Asia Foundation carried out research in 2015 to examine and compare de jure and de facto administration systems in Myanmar's conflict affected areas, and how they relate to long-held disputes over ...

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09/25/2015 Report
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Municipal Governance in Myanmar (2339 KB)

This report provides an overview of how Development Affairs Organizations manage municipal governance in Myanmar and concludes with considerations for further policy development. The municipal governance of Yangon City and Mandalay City is not...

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09/25/2015 Report
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Municipal Governance in Myanmar - Burmese (2012 KB)

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This report provides an overview of how Development Affairs Organizations manage municipal governance in Myanmar and concludes with considerations for further policy development. The municipal governance of...

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09/25/2015 Report
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The Asia Foundation Bulletin - Fall 2015 (2739 KB)

In this issue: Emerging Leaders Shaping Asia's Future; Launching a Children's Digital Library; Spotlight on Bill and Janice Anderson; Haydn Williams Legacy Society Established; Lankacorps Fellowship Connects Sri Lanka’s...

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09/24/2015 Handout
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China's Overseas Development Policy in a World 'Beyond Aid' (1042 KB)

Over the last five years, the global development landscape has changed rapidly, leading governments, practitioners and academics alike to ask whether it is indeed time to move development policy and practice "beyond aid." At the centre of this...

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09/18/2015 Miscellaneous
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Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program (1084 KB)

The Asia Foundation Development Fellows program provides highly qualified, young professionals from Asia with an unparalleled opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain in-depth knowledge of Asia's critical development...

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09/16/2015 Program Profile
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Child Protection Policy (54 KB)

The need to protect children is a universal obligation that is embraced by The Asia Foundation in its work and is explicitly required by some donors. Children who experience exploitation and abuse are less likely to fully participate in their...

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09/16/2015 Miscellaneous
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Gender Equality policy (19 KB)

The Asia Foundation is committed to advancing gender equality through both its programs and its institutional practices. Gender equality is both an important end in itself, as well as a means to enhance the overall success of our programs,...

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09/16/2015 Miscellaneous
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Code of Business Ethics and Ethical Conduct (32 KB)

This Code of Business Ethics and Conduct sets forth the standards for ethical behavior, legal compliance, and business and professional conduct for The Asia Foundation’s employees, Trustees, consultants and sub-recipients. Every employee...

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09/16/2015 Miscellaneous
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