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Fighting the Good Fight: The Case of the Philippine Rice Sector

April 14, 2021

Blog

  Since the 1980s a consensus has grown that rent-seeking and restrictive trade and regulatory policies have hindered the Philippine rice sector. Filipino consumers were paying more for a kilogram of rice than any of… Read more
Road damage in the aftermath of a flood in Timor Leste 

Devastating Floods Hit Timor-Leste

April 14, 2021

Blog

  In the early hours of Sunday, April 4, torrential rain overwhelmed the city of Dili, causing severe flash flooding, landslides, and destruction. Some awoke to find water inside their houses; others never slept; even… Read more
 

We Need More Women in Data!

April 14, 2021

Blog

As Nepal passes the one-year anniversary of its Covid-19 lockdown, we finally have the data to confirm what we witnessed over the past 12 months: tragic loss of life, economic disruption, and wide-ranging social dislocation.… Read more
 

Shifting Parameters of Civic Space in Southeast Asia

April 14, 2021

Blog

  In 2019 and 2020, The Asia Foundation embarked on an inquiry into the changing nature of civic spaces in many parts of Southeast Asia. Civic space is the environment that enables civil society organizations,… Read more
 

Data Challenge Leverages Local Expertise in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao

April 14, 2021

News

Twenty-one unique data-driven solutions for a range of development challenges in the Philippines’ Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) were recognized during the BARMM Virtual Data Challenge 2020 Awards Ceremony held on April 7… Read more
Boxes of donated items on a wooden table. 

Timor-Leste Relief Fund Supports Recovery Efforts After Devastating Floods

April 8, 2021

News

Thousands have been displaced in Timor-Leste and neighboring Indonesia after a tropical cyclone battered the Southeast Asian nations. Flash floods and landslides destroyed homes and have resulted in mass evacuations. Many buildings have been flooded… Read more
 

Subnational Governance in Nepal Quarterly Newsletter – Issue 8

April 6, 2021

publication

The Subnational Governance Program in Nepal (SNGP) (स्थानीय सरकार सबलीकरण काययक्रम) is implemented through a strategic partnership between the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and The Asia Foundation, in coordination with the… Read more

Timor-Leste Relief Fund

Support victims of the recent devastating floodsTimor-Leste has experienced debilitating floods in recent days. Many buildings have been flooded including our Dili office, police headquarters, the presidential palace, hospitals, Covid-19 isolation centers, shelters, and other… Read more
 

Resilience in the Time of Covid

March 31, 2021

Blog

Over a year after its outbreak, Covid-19 continues to stalk the globe. Though no country has escaped its wrath, the effects of the pandemic have fallen disproportionately on developing regions. These are places where women… Read more
Ship off of Straits of Malacca 

Forecasting Biden’s Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia

March 31, 2021

Blog

Remarks by Benjamin Zawacki at the panel discussion “Forecasting U.S. Foreign Policy on Southeast Asia under a Biden Administration,” cohosted by the Asian Center for International Development of Thailand’s Mae Fah Luang University and The… Read more
 

Afghan Peace Must Allow for Evidence-Based Decision-Making

March 31, 2021

Blog

Last fall, the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program rated The Asia Foundation’s Afghanistan office the ninth-best think tank in Central Asia. The TTCSP studies the role of policy institutes in governments… Read more
 

Cross-Border Trade in the Southern Philippines Amidst Covid-19

March 30, 2021

publication

Beginning in March 2020, governments across the region introduced movement restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of Covid-19. While health measures were implemented with the intention of protecting citizens, they have impacted local markets dependent… Read more
 

The Washington Post Spotlights Afghanistan Flash Survey

March 30, 2021

Media Coverage

The Washington Post features key findings from The Asia Foundation's Afghanistan Flash Survey: Perceptions of Peace, Covid-19, and the Economy in a piece assessing the country's interim peace plan. Carried out in three waves of… Read more
 

The Asia Foundation and Zendesk Invest in Women’s STEM Networks in Asia

March 29, 2021

News

The Asia Foundation and Zendesk are partnering on a new social impact initiative to track and sustain women’s leadership networks in East and Southeast Asia in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The pandemic threatens… Read more
 

Community Awareness of Gender-based Violence in Cambodia

March 29, 2021

Program Snapshot

During emergencies such as conflicts or natural disasters, the risk of violence, exploitation, and abuse is heightened, particularly for women and girls, and especially those confined to their homes when movement is restricted. Since July… Read more
 

The Asia Foundation Announces the 2021-2022 Luce Scholars

March 29, 2021

News

After a three-month remote selection process, The Henry Luce Foundation and The Asia Foundation are delighted to announce the 2021–2022 class of Luce Scholars. This year, nominations came from over 70 participating colleges and universities… Read more
 

Timor-Leste Covid-19 Survey – September 2020

March 29, 2021

publication

The Government of Timor-Leste has its own policies addressing the socio-economic shocks brought about by Covid-19. From declaring a State of Emergency restricting the number of people going into and out of the country and… Read more
 

Asia Foundation Announces Participants of YSEALI Regional Workshop on Future Workforce

March 28, 2021

News

The Asia Foundation is pleased to announce the participants of the 2021 Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) Workshop on Future Workforce. Hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Singapore, the Foundation will implement an eight-day… Read more
 

Stanford Social Innovation Review Highlights Foundation’s Development Entrepreneurship Model

March 26, 2021

Media Coverage

The Standford Social Innovation Review spotlights The Asia Foundation's development entrepreneurship model in successfully driving reforms in the Philippines. The Asia Foundation was able to facilitate two significant reforms. First, through a combination of research,… Read more
 

Mapping of Data on Human Trafficking in Sri Lanka

March 24, 2021

publication

An initial data mapping of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) data reporting and recording mechanisms was conducted in 2018. The mapping of government stakeholders included members of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Taskforce and the nature of… Read more
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