Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report

News:The Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2019 has been released. Facts: About the report: The report has been published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(ESCAP) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD). The report provides information on developments in (a)intra- and inter-regional trade in goods and… Continue reading Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report

From drones to social media, big data helps mitigate impact of complex disasters in Asia

According to the UNESCAP report,rising global temperatures have increased the frequency and intensity of floods,cyclones and droughts in the Asia pacific region. Since 1970,natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region have killed two million people which is around 59% of the global death toll for that period.  However,technological innovations have helped in reducing some of that… Continue reading From drones to social media, big data helps mitigate impact of complex disasters in Asia