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ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient and sustainable Asia & the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.
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Increased trade does not automatically empower women, but it can with the right policies. Here's what we can do to make sure the benefits are shared equally:
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More than 2,000 people lose their lives on the road every day in the Asia & Pacific region. ADB helped establish the Asia-Pacific Road Safety Observatory to help countries collect, analyze, and share reliable road crash data. Learn more:
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Dairy farmer Edil Jarbolov upgraded his equipment with a loan received under the ADB-supported Guarantee Fund. We partnered with the private sector in the Kyrgyz Republic to help small businesses grow.
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Investments in universal health coverage are investments in economic growth. However, it is not one-size-fits-all. Approaches should be flexible and adaptable to the ever-changing needs of developing countries. Here's how we invest:
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Asian Development Bank 19h
Asian cities are engines of economic growth. But in some cases, these powerful engines are sputtering due to insufficient infrastructure, inadequate planning, and poor governance. 🏙️ Here's how to fix them.
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Asian Development Bank 20h
We are collaborating with the EU and ASEAN countries to finance climate-friendly infrastructure projects focusing on renewable energy, sustainable urban transport, and climate-resilient agriculture. Learn more:
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Smart cities need smart transport systems. We’re helping Gui’an New District become one of the most dynamic cities in China by integrating information technology systems into transport systems to deliver faster, safer, and more efficient travel. READ:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 27
Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, is drowning in waste. 1.2 million tons of rubbish is thrown out each year and more than one-third is food waste. We're helping to turn the waste into compost to fertilize farmland and parks. READ:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 27
ADB VP and Sec. Tugade today opened our branch office in Clark, Philippines, a development zone north of the capital, Manila. The office will serve as a hub for ADB-funded road, rail and transport projects. READ:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 27
From carrying out surveys to gathering farming data, drones are reshaping agriculture in developing countries. Here's how drone technology is transforming farms:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 27
Sri Lanka’s elderly population is increasing while the number of working-age people to help support them is declining. Here's what needs to be done to help address the challenges arising from this imbalance:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 26
It’s the 20th year of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program. Let’s take a look at the Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor—a model for connecting countries and boosting trade and tourism in the region.
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Asian Development Bank Feb 26
We are working with the Government of Vanuatu to rebuild schools that were damaged by Cyclone Pam in 2015. The schools have climate resilient features, including dormitories which can be converted into community shelters during a disaster.
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Asian Development Bank Feb 26
Orlathai Ferchanthala is a farmer in Laos. In the dry season, her farm suffers from not enough water. In the wet season, there is too much. The result: her family barely has enough to eat. Her future now rests on the success of an ADB project. Read:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 26
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Thanks for reaching out. ADB continues to monitor the situation. See here for more information about the status of our Annual Meeting:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 26
Coronavirus Response ADB today approved an additional $2 million to help developing countries in Asia & the Pacific contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus () and improve resilience to this and other communicable diseases. Read:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 25
Increased trade does not automatically empower women, but it can with the right policies. Here's what we can do to make sure the benefits are shared equally:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 25
We help to improve roads, ports, and airports in the Pacific. 🛣️ Find out more:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 25
Small business is changing women's lives in Armenia. Find out how:
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Asian Development Bank Feb 25
More than 2,000 people lose their lives on the road every day in the Asia & Pacific region. ADB helped establish the Asia-Pacific Road Safety Observatory to help countries collect, analyze, and share reliable road crash data. Learn more:
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