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ADB Announces Asia-Pacific Climate Change Video Contest
ADB has announced a new video competition - My View: The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Video Contest - to promote awareness of climate change, stimulate debate, and encourage climate change solutions in the lead-up to the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
Asia-Pacific Must Invest Up to $9.7 Trillion by 2030 to Meet Energy Needs
The Asia and Pacific region must invest between $7 trillion and $9.7 trillion in the energy sector from 2005 to 2030 to meet the rapidly growing demand for energy in the region, according to a new report released by the Asian Development Bank.
ADB Officials in Central Asia to Promote Trade Finance Program
Private sector officials from ADB today completed a visit to Azerbaijan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan as part of ADB's push to expand its Trade Finance Facilitation Program throughout Central Asia.
Central Asian Governments Endorse Plans to Boost Integration, Trade
Ministers at the 8th Ministerial Conference on CAREC today endorsed two major plans to advance cooperation in the region's transport, trade and energy sectors.
Central Asian Nations Gather in Ulaanbaatar for 8th CAREC Ministerial Meeting
Ministers from across Central Asia gather in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC).
ADB President Calls for More Investment, Cooperation, to Improve CAREC Trade Logistics System
Efficient and cost-competitive transportation and logistics services will help governments in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation region stimulate economic activity and promote social and political cohesion, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said here today.
ADB to Extend $600 Million Urban Services Investment Program to Azerbaijan
ADB will extend up to $600 million in loans to Azerbaijan for water and sanitation improvements in towns that have suffered from decades of neglect and underinvestment in infrastructure.
Asia-Pacific Governments Urged to Consider Conditional Cash Incentives
Asia-Pacific governments should consider enhancing the use of Conditional Cash Transfers to help vulnerable families affected by the global financial crisis, ADB Vice-President Ursula Schaefer-Preuss said today.
ADB, Islamic Development Bank to Set Up Shari'ah-Compliant Infrastructure Fund
ADB and the Islamic Development Bank today agreed to set up Asia's first major multi-country Islamic infrastructure fund.
$5M Grant to Help Central and West Asia Cope with Climate Change
ADB Board of Directors has approved a US$5 million grant to help Central and West Asia address the impacts of climate change on the region.