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ADB, FAO, and IFAD Partner to Address Food Security Concerns in Asia and Pacific Region
ADB, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the International Fund for Agriculture Development have joined forces to tackle widespread hunger and build food security throughout the Asia and Pacific region.
Modest Growth Expected for Pacific Economies in 2011, Says ADB
Stronger than expected economic growth in resource rich Timor-Leste has resulted in an upgrade of ADB's forecast of economic growth in the Pacific region, according to the latest edition of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
Pacific Economies on the Road to Recovery - ADB
Countries in the Pacific region are expected to post overall average economic growth of 3.7% in 2010, up from 2.3% in 2009, according to a forecast by ADB.
Pacific Economies to Perform Slightly Better in 2010, says ADB
Building on improved prospects for the global economy, most Pacific island economies are expected to perform slightly better in 2010 than in 2009, according to a new ADB publication.
Grant to Boost Pacific Economic Growth
ADB and the Government of Australia today announced a US$12 million grant package which aims to improve the business environment and stimulate private sector investment in the Pacific region.
ADB Launches New Approach to Improve Development Effectiveness in the Pacific
ADB has launched a new approach to improve its development efforts in the Pacific.
Pacific Islands Step Up Efforts to Counter Climate Change
Low-lying Pacific island countries, which are among the most vulnerable in the world to climate change, are stepping up efforts to counter the threats posed by rising sea levels and extreme weather events.
Tourism Rebounds in Pacific, Raising Hopes of Recovery, Says ADB
A recent increase in Australian and New Zealand tourists to Pacific island countries has raised hopes the region's vital tourism industry is recovering after being buffeted by the global financial crisis, according to a new ADB publication.
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.