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ADB Reinforces Support for Urban Development in Bangladesh
The Asian Development Bank is providing additional funds to improve the basic services and infrastructure in small and medium-sized towns of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh to Boost Private Infrastructure Investment Via ADB
Bangladesh will mobilize massive private sector funds to invest in infrastructure projects with the help of a $165 million loan facility to be funded by the Asian Development Bank.
Tighter Global Credit Heightens Need for South Asian Bond Market Development
As global credit markets tighten in the wake of events on Wall Street, the need for Asia, and in particular South Asia, to develop and strengthen domestic bond markets as a source of long term, local capital, has never been more acute.
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 Helping Bangladesh Cope with Rising Food Prices
The Asian Development Bank is extending a $170 million loan to Bangladesh to cope with the current food crisis.
Bangladesh Vocational Education System Improvements to Increase Job Prospects
The Asian Development Bank is helping thousands of unemployed and underemployed Bangladesh adults attain better wage and employment prospects by improving the country's technical skills training system.
Developing Asia to Post Solid Growth in 2008 Even as Major Industrial Economies Slow Down, Says ADB
Developing Asian economies will register solid growth in 2008 despite a coincident slowdown in major industrial economies, surging food and fuel prices and a simmering credit crisis in the United States, the Asian Development Bank says in a new major report.
South Asia Must Build Investor Confidence to Boost Foreign Direct Investment
South Asia could become one of the more attractive foreign direct investment destinations in developing Asia, but the region will have to improve its business climate and build investor confidence to reach its full potential, according to the newest edition of the Asian Development Bank's South Asia Economic Report.
Bangladesh Receiving $190M to Fund Recovery from Floods and Cyclone
The Asian Development Bank and its development partners are providing more than $190 million in assistance to help Bangladesh recover from the destruction wrought by the floods and cyclone that devastated the country in 2007.
Grant Targets Water Resource Management Improvements in Bangladesh
A new grant extended to Bangladesh will continue efforts to improve development of the nation's small-scale water resources, which offer essential support to agricultural and fish production in one of the world's poorest countries.