Asia Foundation

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, its programs address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century—governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation.

The Asia Foundation provides Member Cities with training courses to small and medium enterprises in Asia on disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery as well as facilitated forums for local businesses to engage with local and regional government officials on developing integrated and systematic public-private-partnerships (PPPs) for disaster risk management (DRM) and climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies.