Asia is a vast continent with incalculable resources, both natural and human. From the untapped gas fields of Kazakhstan to Siberia’s immense mineral wealth, Asia is home to an incredible store of natural resources. Additionally with such a large and diverse population to draw from, Asia has a remarkable wealth of human capital. But how do governments, businesses and cultural leaders harness these assets?
The story of the continent over the next 25 years will be dominated by discussions of how to best exploit and preserve the region’s natural resources and human capital. From mining to tourism, commerce to creativity, all industries will rely on a blending of nature and nurture in order to best utilize the continents’ assets for all its peoples. These are profound issues that go to the core of water preservation, environmental stewardship and sustainability.
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