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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.
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.
ADB Promoting Regional Cooperation in South Asia by Boosting Research Capacity
The Asian Development Bank is extending a $1.2 million grant to promote regional cooperation in South Asia by enhancing the capacity of research institutes, think tanks and experts in the region.
ADB, Maldives Enter 5-Year Strategic Partnership
The Asian Development Bank and the Republic of Maldives have entered into a five-year Country Partnership Strategy that will assist in alleviating the constraints of weak capacity and lack of adequate institutional framework to ensure the country can cope with development challenges as it approaches middle income economy status.
South Asia Needs to Refocus on Education and Health: ADB Report
South Asian countries must meet the rapidly changing educational and health needs of their people if the region is to remain an engine of economic growth in Asia and the rest of the world, a new report by the Asian Development Bank says.
SASEC Holds Fourth Country Advisors' Meeting
Senior officials from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal met at the Asian Development Bank headquarters in Manila on 4 to 5 June 2007 for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) 4th Country Advisors' Meeting (CAM) to discuss strategies and future directions for regional cooperation among SASEC participating countries.
Greater Regional Cooperation Tops South Asia Meeting Agenda
Senior officials from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal are meeting in Manila to move forward on initiatives that can enhance regional economic cooperation in South Asia through strategic infrastructure projects and constructive dialogue.
ADB Helping to Upgrade Maldives' Main Inter-Island Harbor with $5.33 Million Loan
ADB is helping to ensure enhanced access to markets and social services for the 70% of the Maldivian population living on outer atolls, where the comparative incidence of poverty is highest.