ADB Today

  • President Addresses Think Tanks

    President Nakao was the keynote speaker in discussions at the Center for Global Development and the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC, and Harvard University’s Asia Center and Center for International Development in Boston.

  • IMF-World Bank Meetings

    Vice-President Zhang met with top officials of IMF, IFC, World Bank, and EBRD at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, DC.

  • Youth Debate in Baku

    ADB and Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy University organized the Youth Debate in Baku. Winners will participate in the 2nd Asian Youth Forum and the 47th ADB Annual Meeting in Astana.


ADB supports Kazakhstan’s efforts to diversify its economy by helping agribusinesses to grow and become regionally competitive.

Profit-making companies that provide solutions to the problems of the poor are important new players in the world of international development.

Former Korean minister and policy maker Joong-Kyung Choi discusses what developing Asia can learn from Korea's remarkable economic and social transformation.


A range of Greater Mekong Subregion Program projects in the road transport, health, tourism, and energy sectors are analyzed to assess their socioeconomic impact.

What are the innovations needed to reform the current institutional architecture in Asia? Will a region-wide economic community ever be achieved? How will regionalism impact on domestic reforms in Asian countries?

How to design project and program outputs, activities, inputs, indicators, and targets to respond to gender issues in micro, small, and medium-sized enterprise development and finance operations.


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