Policies and Strategies

Strategy 2020

ADB’s long-term strategic framework promotes three complementary agendas on inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth, and regional integration.

Core Operational Areas

80% of ADB lending is in five core operational areas, identified as comparative strengths of ADB.

Other Operational Areas

Regional/Country Partnership Strategies

The regional cooperation strategy outlines how an ADB-defined region or subregion can work together to foster economic growth and cooperation.

The country partnership strategy is ADB's primary platform for designing operations to deliver development results at the country level.

Transparency and Accountability

Operations Manual

The operations manual of ADB collects operational policies known as "Bank policies." The manual also includes operational procedures that spell out procedural requirements and guidance on the implementation of policies.