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Asia's Future Prosperity Requires Major Change in Energy Use
Asia is moving along a dangerously unsustainable energy path that will result in environmental disaster and a gaping divide in energy access between rich and poor unless the region dramatically changes course, says a new ADB report.
Clean Technologies Could Cut South Asia Emissions by a Fifth by 2020 at Little Cost
Five countries of South Asia - Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka - could slash greenhouse gas emissions by a fifth by 2020 at little long-term cost by introducing a variety of clean technologies, according to a new study from ADB.
ADB to Assist Member Nations in Implementing Islamic Finance Standards
ADB will help grow access to Islamic finance in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Pakistan with a $750,000 technical assistance grant to help implement prudential standards developed by the Islamic Finances Services Board.
Asia's Future Food Security Hinges on Modernization of Farm to Market Chains
Asia's ability to keep food prices in check and ensure long-term regional food security will require the region's farm to market supply chains to become more efficient and cost effective, says a new ADB study.
Southeast Asia's Strength Keeps Asia Growth on Track - ADB Report
The surging economies of Southeast Asia have been a bright spot in developing Asia's otherwise subdued 2012 growth performance, but the broader region should still pick up steam in 2013, says a new ADB report.
Huge Financing Gap Must Be Filled to Promote Climate-Friendly Technology - ADB
Massive investment is required to develop and deploy climate-friendly technology if global warming is to be halted and developing countries prepared to cope with the adverse consequences of climate change, delegates heard today at the annual global conference on climate change.
ADB to Help South Asia Clear Path for Intraregional Trade Expansion
ADB is providing $48 million to help goods move more smoothly in and out of Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal, by overhauling time-consuming, costly, and often opaque customs procedures that are inhibiting intraregional trade.
ADB Providing $700 Million to Help End Crippling Power Shortages in Bangladesh
ADB is providing a $700 million loan to dramatically boost Bangladesh's power supply system, which will reduce outages and shortages that are crippling the economy and causing severe hardship across the country.
ADB Aims to Boost Investment, End Boom-Bust in Bangladesh Financial Markets
ADB will provide $300 million to help Bangladesh smooth volatility in its financial markets, making them safer and more attractive places to invest.
Upgrade of Key Bangladesh Transport Corridor to Spur Regional Trade - ADB
ADB and partner organizations are funding a partial upgrade of one of Bangladesh's most critical regional transport corridors together with two land ports, giving a shot in the arm to connectivity and trade across South Asia.