Bridging the gap foundation Asia is a non-profit NGO which strives to make a brighter future a concrete reality. We work for Asian future where everyone has the opportunity to enjoy of a long life along the standards of decent living by bridging the social, economic and environmental gaps that lie between countries of Asia and within the vast spreads of their diverse peoples.

Learn more about us here.

Join us in bridging the development gaps in Asia by

>> Advisory services
>> Research and analysis
>> Dialogues and forums
>> Capacity development
>> Creation of networks and enabling cooperation and collaboration

Together we can make a difference by focusing on

>> Poverty alleviation
>> Empowering societies
>> Promoting sustainable development
>> Developing local capacities
>> Spreading responsible business practices

Advisory council

Bridging the gap foundation Asia’s work is steered by its advisory council consisting of eminent development experts from the region. Learn more about the current members here.

Network of experts

Bridging the gap foundation Asia develops and implements its projects together with some of the most acclaimed experts from various field and professions. Learn more about the current members here.


Secretary General

BGFA is led by its Secretary General, Dr. Ravi Ratnayake, who is an International Economist with over 30 years of experience in the areas of economic development, trade and investment and macroeconomics and worked as an economic advisor, UN Director, university professor, senior public official and researcher. During his UN career, he advised governments and private sector of more than 35 developing countries in Asia and Pacific and beyond in their efforts to develop their economies through economic growth, poverty reduction and business development.

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Support us as we continue focusing on the following issues

Researching population aging
80%
Examining the dimensions of inequality
53%
Understanding global value chains
77%
Assessing social exclusion
25%
Dealing with climate change
71%