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  • Central Asia Railway Project

    ADB participated in the meeting on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, connecting Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey as part of the CAREC transport corridor 2.

  • ADB-Lao PDR Partnership

    ADB officials met with senior government officials, development partners, and civil society and NGOs representatives in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

  • Country Safeguard Systems in Kazakhstan

    A series of training programs aimed at strengthening country safeguard systems was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Highlights

Join sustainable development experts John Soussan and Stein Hansen for a live online chat on rural poverty.
Wed, 22 October 2014 - 06:00 to 07:00 GMT

Unless there is a concerted effort worldwide to cut greenhouse gas emissions, South Asia will suffer huge economic, social, and environmental damage from the consequences of climate change.

Mongolia's traditional ger tents are being used as kindergartens, helping local authorities extend care and education to the country's growing number of young children.

Publications

ADB's Fall 2014 catalog lists books, reports, and guides recently produced by ADB in the course of its work in development and poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific. These cover topics such as agriculture, food security, education, energy, environment, financial sector, and gender equality.

Bhutan has made impressive gains in social, economic, and political development over the years. Its unique approach to progress, expressed in the philosophy of Gross National Happiness, demonstrates the country's commitment to a model of development going beyond mere economic growth.

The Western Yunnan Roads Development project in the People's Republic of China (PRC) was launched to connect the rural, mountainous areas of Western Yunnan to the country’s regional centers, as well as to the Greater Mekong Subregion.

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