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ADB Allocates $3M Grant to Expand Clean Energy Program
The Asian Development Bank is providing a $3 million grant to expand its clean energy program to involve more developing member countries.
ADB Targets Coordinated Water Management in Central Asian Nations
The Asian Development Bank is aiming to enhance regional cooperation on vital Central Asian waterways whose management and protection are crucial to the region's economic growth and social well-being.
ADB Providing CAREC $4.5M to Improve Research and Training Coordination
The Asian Development Bank is providing $4.5 million to foster closer cooperation among participating countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation by establishing a virtual institute that will coordinate research, training, and dialogue within the regional organization.
Asian Development Bank and Islamic Development Bank Sign Landmark $4 Billion Cofinancing Agreement
The Asian Development Bank and the Islamic Development Bank signed today a landmark cofinancing agreement, which will allow them to work together on projects in common member countries.
ADB Supports Closer Cooperation in South Asia
The Asian Development Bank is supporting closer regional cooperation and integration in South Asia through a grant designed to help strengthen and expand policy reforms in two key nations, India and Pakistan.
ADB Supports Expansion of Mobile Phone Services in Afghanistan
The Asian Development Bank will provide a $55 million loan to the leading mobile phone provider in Afghanistan, so it can extend its coverage to parts of the country that have little or no telecommunications infrastructure in place.
ADB Pledges Up to $1.3 Billion for Afghanistan
The Asian Development Bank pledged up to $1.3 billion in new assistance for Afghanistan at a donor conference in Paris this week.
ADB Looks to Expand in South Caucasus and Central Asia
The Asian Development Bank is expanding its operations in Central Asia and the South Caucasus and in order to support this it will open new offices in Armenia, Georgia and Turkmenistan.
ADB Extends $3M Grant to Facilitate Trade in Central Asia
The Asian Development Bank is providing a $3 million grant to facilitate trade among member nations of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation as part of efforts to promote sustained economic progress across the region.
ADB Grant to Fund Construction of Final Section of Afghanistan's Ring Road
The Asian Development Bank signed an agreement this week with the Government of Afghanistan to provide a new $176 million grant to complete construction of the Ring Road highway, which loops the country and connects its cities.