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Books for Asia (1442 KB)

The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia program overview. Books for Asia puts one million new books and resources into the hands of students, educators, and community leaders each year through the generous contributions of publishers and...

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02/13/2015 Handout
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Strengthening National Policy Research Capacities in the Field of Gender Equality in Cambodia (1845 KB)

The Asia Foundation in collaboration with the Korean Women's Development Institute (KWDI) seeks to identify a strategy to strengthen national policy research capacities in the field of gender equality in Cambodia. This research will complement...

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02/13/2015 Report
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Institutionalising community policing in Timor-Leste (Tetum) (1283 KB)

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The Asia Foundation partnered with the Overseas Development Institute to contribute to a global study called Securing Communities on the different models of community policing around the world. Based on the ...

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02/13/2015 Report
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Institutionalizing Community Policing in Timor-Leste: Exploring the Politics of Police Reform (Tetum) (640 KB)

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Occasional Paper No. 9, December 2011

A brief paper that examines the development of the Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste (PNTL) over the last decade, which has been a core focus of the ...

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02/13/2015 Report
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About The Asia Foundation (1254 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,
our programs address...

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02/06/2015 Program Profile
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Program Overview (2374 KB)

A brief overview of the major program areas of The Asia Foundation.

02/06/2015 Program Profile
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1. Welcome remarks, Santina Soares (Policy Leaders Group Steering Committee Member) (67 KB)

Ms. Soares welcomes attendees on behalf of the Policy Leaders Group and encourages active participation and discussion throughout the seminar. She notes the importance of sustainable development in Timor-Leste to ensure that the rights of...

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02/01/2015 Miscellaneous
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2. Opening remarks, Dr. Helder da Costa (General Secretary, g7+ Secretariat) (197 KB)

Dr. da Costa opens the seminar by discussing the changing role of aid in fragile states, the need for increased policy coherence between donors and recipient countries, and some of the challenges and lessons learned with regards to best...

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02/01/2015 Miscellaneous
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3. Keynote address: 'The Age of Choice', Dr. Annalisa Prizzon (ODI research fellow) (5564 KB)

Dr. Prizzon presents case studies from ODI research exploring how developing countries are managing the new development finance landscape. Some of the key questions in this research include: Are developing countries' governments overwhelmed by...

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02/01/2015 Miscellaneous
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4. Panel remarks, Dr. Helder da Costa (General Secretary, g7+ Secretariat) (121 KB)

Dr. da Costa examines the extent to which development assistance to Timor-Leste has changed over the past decade – specifically referring to the volume and composition of flows, priorities of the Government of Timor-Leste, and the extent...

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02/01/2015 Miscellaneous
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5. Panel remarks, Peter Doyle (Australian Ambassador to Timor-Leste) (116 KB)

Ambassador Peter Doyle discusses Australia's new aid policy and its intention to maximize the impact of aid within a changing environment of development assistance, including recognizing the role of economic growth in tackling poverty,...

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02/01/2015 Miscellaneous
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6. Panel remarks (Tetum language), Juvinal Dias (Researcher, La'o Hamutuk) (1183 KB)

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Mr. Dias discusses the history of aid in Timor-Leste, and suggests that donor assistance has often resulted in poorly planned and executed projects, as well as projects not based on the Timorese context or the will...

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02/01/2015 Miscellaneous
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7. Panel remarks, Tony Jape (General Manager, The Jape Group) (2760 KB)

Mr. Jape discussed the needs of the private sector in Timor-Leste and suggests that private sector investment could provide the catalyst needed to reduce aid and oil sector dependency in Timor-Leste.

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02/01/2015 Miscellaneous
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Maldives (2892 KB)

The Asia Foundation's programmatic involvement in the Maldives has reflected the changing needs of the multi-island nation. The Maldives spans a distance of 90,000 square kilometers, making equitable development a key challenge. Due to its...

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01/30/2015 Handout
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Improving Indonesia's Forest and Land Governance, Tessa Toumbourou (2196 KB)

It is now recognized that addressing deforestation and forest and peatlands degradation and destruction in Indonesia requires improvements to land and forest governance. This study investigates the underlying drivers of deforestation, and...

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01/15/2015 Report
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How Large Conflicts Subside: Evidence from Indonesia (814 KB)

This paper looks at how sites of large–scale violence move towards a phase of substantially lower violence. Our materials come from Indonesia, where several provinces experienced grotesque violence after the fall of President Suharto and...

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01/05/2015 Analysis
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2014 Survey of Travelers to Timor-Leste (2671 KB)

A research publication launched by The Asia Foundation's office in Timor-Leste proves that the country's tourism sector is indeed promising. Based on inbound arrivals, the study estimates that the industry is currently worth US$14.6 million...

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12/22/2014 Survey
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2014 Survey of Travelers to Timor-Leste (Tetum) (2654 KB)

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A research publication launched by The Asia Foundation's office in Timor-Leste proves that the country's tourism sector is indeed promising. Based on inbound arrivals, the study estimates that the industry is...

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12/22/2014 Survey
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Development Entrepreneurship: How Donors and Leaders Can Foster Institutional Change (3048 KB)

This paper describes one version of The Asia Foundation's approach to working politically called Development Entrepreneurship. This operational model was developed initially in the Philippines and provides a coherent, evidence-based...

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12/19/2014 Report
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Ulaanbaatar City Master Plan Technical Summary (3181 KB)

The Ulaanbaatar 2020 Master Plan and Development Approaches for 2030 was approved by the National Parliament of Mongolia in January 2013. The Master Plan is a critical strategic blueprint for Ulaanbaatar City and will form the basis...

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12/17/2014 Report
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Ulaanbaatar City Master Plan Public Summary (7285 KB)

The Ulaanbaatar 2020 Master Plan and Development Approaches for 2030 was approved by the National Parliament of Mongolia in January 2013. The Master Plan is a critical strategic blueprint for Ulaanbaatar City and will form the basis...

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12/17/2014 Report
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Myanmar 2014: Civic Knowledge and Values in a Changing Society (1628 KB)

A survey to document public knowledge and awareness of new government institutions and processes, and to gauge the political, social, and economic values held by people from diverse backgrounds, to inform the country's long-term development....

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12/11/2014 Survey
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Myanmar 2014: Civic Knowledge and Values in a Changing Society - Burmese (19148 KB)

Burmese version. A survey to document public knowledge and awareness of new government institutions and processes, and to gauge the political, social, and economic values held by people from diverse backgrounds, to inform the country's...

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12/11/2014 Survey
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Summary Report - Myanmar 2014: Civic Knowledge and Values in a Changing Society (7046 KB)

The summary report from a survey to document public knowledge and awareness of new government institutions and processes, and to gauge the political, social, and economic values held by people from diverse backgrounds, to inform the country's...

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12/11/2014 Survey
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Summary Report, Burmese - Myanmar 2014: Civic Knowledge and Values in a Changing Society (17244 KB)

Burmese version of Summary Report on a survey to document public knowledge and awareness of new government institutions and processes, and to gauge the political, social, and economic values held by people from diverse backgrounds, to inform...

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12/11/2014 Survey
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Questionnaire from Myanmar 2014: Civic Knowledge and Values in a Changing Society (9728 KB)

The interview questionnaire used in the survey to document public knowledge and awareness of new government institutions and processes, and to gauge the political, social, and economic values held by people from diverse backgrounds, to inform...

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12/11/2014 Survey
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Burmese Questionnaire from Myanmar 2014: Civic Knowledge and Values in a Changing Society (8668 KB)

Burmese version of questionnaire from the survey to document public knowledge and awareness of new government institutions and processes, and to gauge the political, social, and economic values held by people from diverse backgrounds, to...

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12/11/2014 Survey
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FAQ on Myanmar 2014: Civic Knowledge and Values in a Changing Society (94 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions about the survey to document public knowledge and awareness of new government institutions and processes, and to gauge the political, social, and economic values held by people from diverse backgrounds, to inform the...

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12/11/2014 Survey
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Local Governance Policy Brief No. 1 / September 2014 (3753 KB)

The following paper is published as a Policy Brief under our Local Governance unit. It is a comparative study conducted with the assistance of a consultant and a number of country-experts to review and reflect on the experiences of four...

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12/10/2014 Report
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Democracy in Cambodia - 2014: A Survey of the Cambodian Electorate (2808 KB)

Democracy in Cambodia - 2014: A Survey of the Cambodian Electorate is The Asia Foundation's third national public opinion poll on democracy in Cambodia. The aim of this nationally representative survey, a follow-up to polls conducted in 2000...

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12/09/2014 Survey
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Myanmar (5377 KB)

The dramatic reforms taken place in Myanmar over the past three years have transformed this long isolated country into a more open society, one actively seeking to re-engage with the region and the world. Competitive elections, a lively...

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12/05/2014 Program Profile
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Land and Forest Governance Index: The Performance of Local Governments in Land and Forest Governance in Indonesia (3189 KB)

This study on the Land and Forest Governance Index is intended as a tool for measuring land and forest governance at the district level in a detailed and specific manner, to diagnose the most important weaknesses to be addressed, and to...

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12/02/2014 Report
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Uncovering Regional Wealth: An Analysis of Budget Policies for Land and Forest Governance in Three Provinces and Six Districts in Indonesia (8873 KB)

This study aimed to analyze budgeting policies at the regional level regarding land and forest governance in Indonesia. Three provinces and six regencies were reviewed in this study, considering to what extent planning and budgeting policies...

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12/02/2014 Report
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Elections in Indonesia - 2014 (4919 KB)

This document — a compilation of recently published articles — represents a range of opinions and analysis from Asia Foundation staff regarding elections in Indonesia. The articles have been grouped according to four main themes:...

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11/30/2014 Analysis
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Updates from Washington, DC: November 2014 (1005 KB)

In this issue: Afghanistan, Malaysia and the Philippines, ASEAN, Thailand, Korea, APEC, and Pakistan.

11/28/2014 Brochure
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Mindanao (2694 KB)

Mindanao, in the southern Philippines, suffers from poor infrastructure, poverty, and violence that has claimed more than 120,000 lives in the last four decades. The violence and rebellion derive from Christian migration to the region,...

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11/21/2014 Program Profile
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Announcement of Research Opportunity in China (62 KB)

An announcement of a competitive grant for a research period of approximately five months in China to an assistant professor on the tenure track at an American university. To apply, please see the application...

11/19/2014 Handout
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Research Opportunity in China Application (215 KB)

The Asia Foundation will award a competitive grant for a research period of approximately five months in China to an assistant professor on the tenure track at an American university. For more information, please see the MORE

11/19/2014 Handout
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People (5837 KB)

Findings from The Asia Foundation's tenth survey in Afghanistan - the broadest public opinion poll in the country, surveying 9,271 Afghan citizens across all 34 provinces.

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11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - Infographic (1036 KB)

An infographic highlighting some of the findings from Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (197 KB)

Executive Summary of Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (Dari) (146 KB)

Dari translation of the Executive Summary of Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - Executive Summary (Pashto) (162 KB)

Pashto translation of the Executive Summary of Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - FAQ (153 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions about Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - Press Release (Pashto) (198 KB)

Pashto translation of the press release for Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Press Release
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - Press Release (Dari) (143 KB)

Dari translation of the press release for Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Press Release
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - Frequently Asked Questions (Dari) (289 KB)

Dari translation of frequently asked questions about Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - FAQ (Pashto) (286 KB)

Pashto translation of frequently asked questions about Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People - In-Depth Interviews on Key Issues (699 KB)

Eureka Research report on in-depth interviews on key issues from Afghanistan in 2014: A Survey of the Afghan People.

11/18/2014 Survey
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Afghanistan (11x17) (2062 KB)

An overview of The Asia Foundation's Afghanistan program.

11/14/2014 Program Profile
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Afghanistan (2072 KB)

An overview of The Asia Foundation's Afghanistan program.

11/14/2014 Program Profile
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Reflections on Law No. 3/2009: Community Leadership and their Election (Phase II) (4582 KB)

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11/13/2014 Report
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Reflections on Law No. 3/2009: Community Leadership and their Election (Phase II) - Tetun (4543 KB)

This report presents the findings of the second phase reasearch conducted by a joint team of researchers from the Ministry for State Administration (MAE) and The Asia Foundation (the Foundation). The purpose of this research was to consider...

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11/13/2014 Report
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Nepal (1236 KB)

Peace and stability in Nepal remain fragile despite fresh constituent assembly elections and the promise of a progressive constitutional framework. Programs that lay the foundations for an equitable restructuring of the Nepali state, improved...

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11/11/2014 Program Profile
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP V) [Mongolian] (10077 KB)

(In Mongolian)

The Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) is an integral part of the USAID-funded Strengthening Transparency and Governance in Mongolia (STAGE) program implemented by The Asia Foundation. Since...

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10/31/2014 Survey
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Mobile Phones in Cambodia 2014, Kimchhoy Phong and Javier SolŠ (1867 KB)

This study has been undertaken with the aim of developing an understanding of the knowledge, attitude and practices of phone users in relation to Khmer language typing, writing and searching habits, as well as the motivating factors in the use...

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10/31/2014 Report
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Updates from Washington, DC: October 2014 (1122 KB)

In this issue: ASEAN, Afghanistan, the Philippines and Malaysia, Nepal, Development Fellows, Cambodia, and Singapore.

10/31/2014 Brochure
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP V) (10532 KB)

The Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) is an integral part of the USAID-funded Strengthening Transparency and Governance in Mongolia (STAGE) program implemented by The Asia Foundation. Since December 2012, the STOPP survey...

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10/30/2014 Survey
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Books for Asia Bangladesh (990 KB)

The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia program is the only regular book donation program in Bangladesh, and has provided more than 2 million books since the country's independence in 1971. Books for Asia donates more than 50,000 new books...

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10/23/2014 Program Profile
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Administering the State in Myanmar (2184 KB)

Basic administration in Myanmar is provided by the General Administration Department (GAD) of the Ministry of Home Affairs. GAD administrators manage subnational administrative structures stretching from states and regions down to districts,...

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10/23/2014 Report
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Administering the State in Myanmar (Burmese) (1934 KB)

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Basic administration in Myanmar is provided by the General Administration Department (GAD) of the Ministry of Home Affairs. GAD administrators manage subnational administrative structures stretching from states and...

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10/23/2014 Report
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Books for Asia Pakistan (2323 KB)

The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia program envisions a world where every student has access to books that inspire them to develop to their full potential and where every community leader has access to up-to-date information to inform his or...

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10/21/2014 Program Profile
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2014 National High School Examination: A Snap Poll in Cambodia (2166 KB)

Following the July 2013 election, the newly formed government led by the ruling CPP promised a raft of new reforms. In one such reform effort, the Ministry of Education Youth and Sport (MoEYS) increased the monitoring of the annual national...

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10/08/2014 Survey
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Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program (1052 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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10/07/2014 Program Profile
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Public Financial Management in Myanmar (3725 KB)

Observations from training needs assessment and pilot trainings conducted by The Asia Foundation, VNG International, and Myanmar Development Resource Institute's Centre for Economic and Social Development (MDRI-CESD).

This...

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10/07/2014 Program Profile
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Asia Foundation Development Fellows Instructions and Guidelines (80 KB)

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

10/03/2014 Handout
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FY2014 Financial Statements (199 KB)

FY2014 Financial Statements and Report of Independent Certified Public Accountants

09/30/2014 Miscellaneous
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Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal: 2013/2014 (2381 KB)

This report reflects efforts to capture the trends in labour migration from Nepal, identify the structural gaps and suggests ways to move forward for the Government and stakeholders. Although various government agencies have maintained and...

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09/30/2014 Report
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Updates from Washington, DC: September 2014 (982 KB)

In this issue: Nepal, ASEAN, Afghanistan, 60 Years, Myanmar, Civil Society Summit, and South Asia.

09/30/2014 Brochure
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Economic Development (11x17) (3684 KB)

Supporting Asian Initiatives for Broad-Based Economic Growth

This informational handout highlights the Economic Development program's three core areas of focus – Business Environments for Private Sector Growth,...

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09/16/2014 Program Profile
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Economic Development (3697 KB)

Supporting Asian Initiatives for Broad-Based Economic Growth

This informational handout highlights the Economic Development program's three core areas of focus – Business Environments for Private Sector Growth,...

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09/16/2014 Program Profile
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Catalyzing Subnational Development in Myanmar, Kyosuke Inada (2886 KB)

Balancing Local Preferences with National and Sector Policy

Since assuming power in April 2011, the Thein Sein government has begun to implement a wide range of reform initiatives. Central to these are decentralization and...

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09/16/2014 Report
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Catalyzing Subnational Development in Myanmar (Burmese), Kyosuke Inada (2731 KB)

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Balancing Local Preferences with National and Sector Policy

Since assuming power in April 2011, the Thein Sein government has begun to implement a wide range of reform initiatives. Central to...

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09/16/2014 Report
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Local Leadership of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste (English) (6148 KB)

Produced in partnership between The Asia Foundation and Fundasaun Mahein1, the following study seeks to boost the profile of community policing in Timor-Leste through the analysis of three distinct examples of local leadership of innovative...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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Local Leadership of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste (Tetum) (6257 KB)

(In Tetum)

Produced in partnership between The Asia Foundation and Fundasaun Mahein1, the following study seeks to boost the profile of community policing in Timor-Leste through the analysis of three distinct examples of local...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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