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  1. Title

    Genetic diversity in wild stocks of the giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii): implications for aquaculture and conservation

    Description
    This article discusses the potential use of wild stocks of giant freshwater prawns as a method of improving the genetics of culture stocks and studies the extent and patterns of genetic diversity in wild giant freshwater prawn stocks to assist decisions about the direction of future breeding programs. This article was originally published in Naga, the quarterly magazine of The WorldFish Center, in 2003.
    Author
    P. B. Mather; M. de Bruyn
    Publisher
    The WorldFish Center
    http://www.worldfishcenter.org/Naga/naga26-4/pdf/naga-26-4-article1.pdf
  2. Title

    Geography of growth: spatial economics and competitiveness

    Description
    This book examines the characteristics of successful cities. It covers: models for analysing growth by geographic concentration; urbanisation; urban growth; different types of industries in different urban sectors; the technological landscape and 'smart cities'; the impact of globalisation and industry clusters on urbanisation; factors influencing recent rapid growth in urbanisation; and examples of individual successful cities. Countries referred to include China, India, Singapore and the Philippines. The book was published by The World Bank in 2012.
    Author
    Raj Nallari; Breda Griffith; Shahid Yusuf
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/6020
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    Global forest resources assessment 2010: Country report: Singapore

    Description
    This 2010 report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations describes forest resources in Singapore. Topics covered include growing stock, use of resources, protected areas, forest ownership and management, fires, biomass stock, wood removal, and local and national policies.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/al625E/al625E.pdf
  4. Title

    Global forest resources assessment: Country reports: Singapore

    Description
    This 2005 report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations describes forest resources in Singapore. Topics covered include growing stock, use of resources, protected areas, forest ownership and management, fires, biomass stock, wood removal, and employment in forestry.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ai956E/ai956E00.pdf
  5. Title

    Good governance and natural resources tenure in South East Asia region

    Description
    This FAO report discusses indicators of good governance in Southeast Asia and highlights key issues in land management, examples of good governance in land administration and key issues for voluntary guidelines of responsible governance of tenure of land and natural resources.
    Author
    Orapan Nabangchang; Eathipol Srisawalak
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/ak016e/ak016e00.pdf
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    Growing industrial clusters in Asia: serendipity and science

    Description
    The formation of industry clusters in Asia and the United States is examined by a number of authors with a view to increasing knowledge of how such clusters form and whether policies can be pursued which induce their formation. Clusters studied include Bangalore (India) and Singapore. The chapters in this volume were initially prepared for the conference “ICT Industrial Clusters in Asia and the Problems in Japan,” held in the City of Kitakyushu, Japan, on 14-16 December 2005. The papers were subsequently revised and updated. This book was published by The World Bank in 2008.
    Author
    Shahid Yusuf (editor); Kaoru Nabeshima (editor); Shoichi Yamashita (editor)
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/6429
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    Guidelines for risk categorization of food and food establishments applicable to ASEAN countries

    Description
    This document provides guidance on categorizing food businesses on the basis of risk, including determinations of risk category, approaches to categorizing food businesses and frequency of inspection.
    Author
    Dedi Fardiaz
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/015/i2448e/i2448e00.htm
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    ICT in education policy, infrastructure and ODA status in selected ASEAN countries

    Description
    This report consists of a collection of country case studies on information and communication technology (ICT) in education policies, infrastructure and official development assistance (ODA) status in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam and the readiness of advanced technology in education in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It was published by UNESCO in 2013.
    Publisher
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    http://www.unescobkk.org/education/ict/ict-in-education-projects/policy/ict-in-education-policy-infrastructure-and-oda-status-in-the-selected-asean-countries/
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    Improving wastewater use in agriculture: an emerging priority

    Description
    This report introduces the importance of improving wastewater use in agriculture across the spectrum from lower to high-income countries. It links issues around wastewater irrigation to a country's level of economic development. It goes on to discuss improvements that can be made to agricultural wastewater use in order to reduce risks to public health, presenting the 2006 World Health Organization Guidelines in order to support its recommendations. This report was published by The World Bank in 2010.
    Author
    Susanne M. Scheierling; Carl Bartone; Duncan D. Mara; Pay Drechsel
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/3897
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    International debt statistics 2016

    Description
    The World Bank International Debt Statistics focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing and advanced economies (data from Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases). It includes over 200 annual time series indicators from 1970 to 2024, for most reporting countries and forecasts for scheduled debt service payments on existing commitments to 2022. The International Debt Statistics is based on the World Bank/IMF Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases. Last updated December 2015
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/zhodttlu3oc5cdf/IDS_CSV.zip?dl=0
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    International debt statistics 2017

    Description
    The World Bank International Debt Statistics 2017 focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing and advanced economies (data from Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases). Includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2015, for most reporting countries, and pipeline data for scheduled debt service payments on existing commitments to 2023 The International Debt Statistics is based on the World Bank/IMF Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases. Last updated December 2015
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/f0mrl3sqls9bpzt/WB%20IDS_CSV%202017.zip?dl=0
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    Making climate your business: private sector adaptation in Southeast Asia

    Description
    This report assists businesses in Southeast Asia to understand the need to adapt to climate change; to learn what others are doing in government, civil society and the private sector to promote adaptation; and to identify the risks and opportunities that climate change impacts present and act on them.
    Author
    Lauren Withey; Karin Borgerson; Kirk Herbertson; Heather McGray; Jacqui Dixon; Marie Morice; Richard Welford; Helen Roeth
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/publication/making-climate-your-business
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    Patterns of development and use of codes of conduct for teachers in 24 countries

    Description
    This report presents the results of a survey on codes of conduct for teachers carried out in 24 countries (including India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam) which examined the general perception of teachers' behaviours and attitudes, the content and coverage of the code, code development and design, implementation and dissemination of the code, the monitoring and application of the code and the perceived impact of the code.
    Author
    Pippa McKelvie-Sebileau
    Publisher
    International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)
    http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001923/192392e.pdf
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    Postindustrial East Asian cities: innovation for growth

    Description
    This book explores the growth prospects of six cities in East Asia, Bangkok, Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo, which are transitioning from traditional manufacturing activities to innovative activities, particularly in producer services and creative industries. The book is a co-publication of Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press, and The World Bank, and was published in 2006.
    Author
    Shahid Yusuf; Kaoru Nabeshima
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/7102
  15. Title

    Reefs at risk revisited in the Coral Triangle

    Description
    This report analyses the threats to coral reefs around the world, focusing particularly on the countries of the Coral Triangle - including Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. It examines present pressures on coral reefs, including overfishing and destructive fishing, coastal development, and pollution from land and sea, as well as projected threats from climate-related ocean warming and acidification. It also studies the social and economic vulnerability of countries to reef loss and examines existing management efforts.
    Author
    Lauretta Burke; Kathleen Reytar; Mark Spalding; Allison Perry
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/publication/reefs-risk-revisited-coral-triangle
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    Regional overview of fisheries and aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific 2012

    Description
    This report presents a summary of regional information on fisheries and aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific, including trends in marine capture fisheries in the South China Sea and the Bay of Bengal and aquaculture across the South and Southeast Asia subregions. It also discusses species in the region, aquaculture and fishery production and international and regional agreements. This report was published by the FAO in 2013.
    Author
    Simon Funge-Smith; Matthew Briggs; Weimin Miao
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/017/i3185e/i3185e00.htm
  17. Title

    Regulating private tutoring for public good: policy options for supplementary education in Asia

    Description
    This report recommends the regulation of private supplementary tutoring, based on examples of tutoring practices in Asia where private tutoring is prevalent. It provides a description of the tutoring sector, explains what, why and who should be regulated, what regulations there should be for different types of tutors and how the regulations could be implemented. This report was published by CERC in 2014.
    Author
    Mark Bray; Ora Kwo
    Publisher
    Comparative Education Research Center (CERC); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    http://www.unescobkk.org/education/news/article/regulating-private-tutoring-for-public-good/
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    Selected basic ASEAN indicators: as of 30 April 2014

    Description
    This leaflet contains a statistical table for the ten country member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) including data for each country on land area, population, population density, gross domestic product (GDP), trade (exports and imports) and foreign direct investments. These statistics were published by ASEAN in 2014.
    Publisher
    Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    http://www.asean.org/images/resources/Statistics/2014/SelectedKeyIndicatorAsOfApril/table1_as%20of%20Apr14_upload.pdf
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    Selected key ASEAN macroeconomic indicators: as of 30 April 2014

    Description
    This document contains a table of statistics for the ten country member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) including data for each country on growth rate of gross domestic product, inflation rate, exchange rate, unemployment rate, international merchandise trade and change in foreign direct investments. These statistics were published by ASEAN in 2014.
    Publisher
    Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    http://www.asean.org/images/resources/Statistics/2014/SelectedKeyIndicatorAsOfApril/table2_as%20of%20Apr14_upload.pdf
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    Singapore: Fact sheet: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A fact sheet about Singapore, containing information about land and population, water resources, water withdrawal and water managed areas. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  21. Title

    Singapore: Water resource sheet: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A fact sheet providing information about renewable water resources in Singapore, broken down by internal and external renewable water resources, and a summary total. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  22. Title

    Transforming education: the power of ICT policies

    Description
    This document discusses the technological, economic and social contexts for educational ICT policy, a framework for ICT policies to transform education and using ICT policy to transform education. It includes a number of case studies, including Singapore's improvements to its ICT infrastructure and implementation of its ICT in Education Master Plans. This document was published by UNESCO in 2011.
    Publisher
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/resources/online-materials/single-view/news/transforming_education_the_power_of_ict_policies-1/#.UzvXE6hkQ1I
  23. Title

    Turning on mobile learning in Asia

    Description
    This report examines mobile learning initiatives in Asia and their policy implications, including the context for mobile learning in Asia, key characteristics and potential issues of mobile learning initiatives, public policies on mobile learning, level of mobile learning activities across educational sectors, role of key stakeholders and major factors influencing mobile learning. This report was published by UNESCO in 2012.
    Publisher
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002162/216283E.pdf
  24. Title

    Wind power development: economics and policies

    Description
    This report examines the potential of wind power as a renewable energy source. It covers the current global distribution of wind power installations, future development prospects, costs of wind power generation, barriers to wind power development, policy instruments to support wind energy, integration of wind power into electricity grids, and climate change and wind power. The report is Policy Research Working Paper 4868 from the The World Bank Development Research Group, Environment and Energy Team, and was published in March 2009.
    Author
    G Cornelis van Kooten; Govinda R Timilsina
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4063
  25. Title

    World development indicators 2017

    Description
    World Development Indicators 2017 (WDI 2017) provides a compilation of relevant and internationally comparable statistics about global development compiled by the World Bank from officially recognised international sources. The World Development Indicators database has been improved to include more indicators that cover the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and more data disaggregated by sex, age, wealth quintile, and urban or rural location. New data includes access to clean cooking fuels and the number of industrial design applications registered globally. Please note: Data on the SDGs are now presented in a new companion publication, Atlas of SDGs 2017, which analyses and visualises World Development Indicators data to explore progress toward the goals for 2030 and catalyses discussion of measurement issues and data needs. Coverage 1960-2016. Last updated April 2017
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/fbnl9uyvnzlwpnz/WDI_csv%202017%20%281%29.zip?dl=0

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