As manufacturing industries gain ground in its primarily agriculture-based economy, Bangladesh is expected to double its imports of fossil fuels in the coming decade and will miss its 2020 clean energy target.
Bhutan has struggled to introduce electric vehicles to the country to curb emissions, but a lack of funds — and trust — pose major challenges
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Environment Ministry of the Maldives have launched a plan to roll out solar–battery–diesel hybrids across 48 islands, meant to curb reliance on expensive and polluting diesel mini-grids.
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