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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.
Improving South Asia's Transport Network to Promote Economic Cooperation
Japan and the Asian Development Bank are helping prepare an investment project that will ease the flow of goods, services and people across Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal to promote economic cooperation and integration among the four member-countries of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation.
ADB Consults South Asia on Safeguard Policy Update
The Asian Development Bank will meet in New Delhi Jan. 16-17 with various groups from South Asia on the update of its environment, involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples safeguard policies.
ADB Provides $21M to Develop ICT in South Asia
The Asian Development Bank is providing $21.2 million for the development of information and communication technology in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal by enhancing the availability of affordable broadband Internet connections, skilled manpower and local content and Internet applications in line with efforts to promote inclusive growth and reduce poverty.