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Reducing Lost Water Could Bring Water to Millions in Asia - Study
Millions of people in Asia and the Pacific could have access to clean water if leaks were plugged and water utility reforms adopted, says a new study by ADB.
Historic Agreements Bring Long-Awaited TAPI Pipeline Closer to Reality
After more than 20 years of delicate negotiations, a 1,800-kilometer natural gas pipeline that connects one of Central Asia's largest energy suppliers with South Asia's critically underserved market has come one step closer to reality, marking an unprecedented new chapter in regional relations.
ADB, Exim Bank Sign Loan to Boost Trade, Jobs in Eight Poorer States in India
A $100 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to the Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will channel critical export finance to smaller firms in some of the poorer Indian states, creating thousands of jobs through increased trade.
Assam Cities to See Water, Sewage, Transport Services Improve with ADB Loan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed an agreement for an $81 million loan which will improve infrastructure and living conditions in the northeastern state of Assam.
Inclusive, Green, Knowledge-Based Growth Keys to Asia's Future
Growth in the Asia and Pacific region is strong, but growth alone is not enough for the region to succeed in an era of global change, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said in his annual address to the ADB Board of Governors.
Global Crisis Must Not Disrupt Asia's Continuing Transformation: ADB Report
While developing Asia must build a firewall against possible escalation of the global financial crisis, it must not veer from long-term structural reforms already underway to further its economic transformation, delegates at the Governors' Seminar at the 45th Annual Meeting of ADB heard today.
New ADB, ADBI Book Highlights Region's Potential
National wealth in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, People's Republic of China and India could exceed that of the US and Europe combined by 2030, but only if the three economies take steps now to overcome challenges and reduce risks, according to highlights of a new book launched today by ADB and Asian Development Bank Institute.
Dahanu Solar Plant Starts Providing Power to Homes, Businesses in Mumbai
India's largest photovoltaic solar power plant, located in the western state of Rajasthan, has started generating clean energy that will provide electricity to thousands of households and businesses in Mumbai.
ADB Assistance to Developing Asia Tops $21.7 Billion in 2011
ADB approved $21.72 billion in financing operations last year, a 14.5% increase on ADB's previous year's financing, according to its 2011 Annual Report, released ahead of the organization's 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, to be held from 2 to 5 May in Manila, Philippines.
ADB to Help Finance Rajasthan Solar Plant, One of Largest in India
ADB will lend $103 million to Reliance Power Ltd. to help finance a solar plant in Rajasthan state that will power homes and businesses in India and help bring the country closer to its ambitious solar power generation goals.