Slowing demand from advanced economies accentuates the need for Asia to rebalance its sources of growth more toward domestic and regional demand. Cross-border trade flows and investment bolstered Asia’s economic integration.
Ben Rolfe, Executive Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance, discusses the significance of the historic agreement on eradicating malaria by 2030 and what's involved in achieving the goal.
New women and children service centers in Nepal will provide access to justice and social support services for vulnerable groups, helping the Nepal Police tackle gender-based violence across the country.
On development assignment at ADB's Extended Mission to Yolanda-Affected Areas in Tacloban City, ADB staff Karen Baydo shares her joy at being able to take part in rebuilding the Visayas region in the Philippines.
In response to Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), ADB designed and approved more than $900 million in assistance for relief, recovery, and reconstruction of affected areas. A number of ongoing ADB projects were also re-designed to help affected communities.