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ADB, Japan Support South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
A new $2 million grant will support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent years.
Developing Asia Fastest Growing Region as Key Economies Advance Reforms
Developing Asia remains the fastest growing region globally despite slower-than-expected growth in major industrial countries as key economies in the region move ahead with structural reforms, says a new ADB report.
ADB Urges Asia to Take Advantage of Global Value Chain Opportunities
Asian economies—having reaped substantial gains from global value chains in the past 25 years—can extend these gains if governments and business work together to reduce tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers, and improve logistics and transport infrastructure, says a new ADB report.
$60 Million Loan to Upgrade Water, Sanitation in 26 Small Nepal Towns
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $60 million concessional loan to build water supply and sanitation facilities in 26 small towns across Nepal to meet the rising demand for basic services, improve community health, and reduce flood risks.
New ADB Office to Provide Independent PPP Transaction Advisory Services
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today opened a new office to provide governments with independent advice on shaping public-private partnerships (PPPs), a key conduit for greater infrastructure investment in developing Asia.
Broader View of Poverty Underscores Critical Long-Term Challenge - ADB
Poverty will remain a critical challenge for Asia and the Pacific in the coming decades, requiring a greater focus on efforts to address food insecurity and economic vulnerability, says a new ADB report.
Climate Change May Slash 9% From South Asia's Economy By 2100 - Report
Climate change will slash up to 9% off the South Asian economy every year by the end of this century if the world continues on its current fossil-fuel intensive path. The human and financial toll could be even higher if the damage from floods, droughts, and other extreme weather events is included.
Nepal May See 10% GDP Loss From Glacier Melts, Climate Extremes - Report
Climate change-driven events like melting glaciers pose a grave risk to Nepal’s economy, and could cause losses equal to almost 10% of the country’s annual gross domestic product (GDP) by 2100, says a new ADB climate and economics report for South Asia.
Khurkot Bridge Built With ADB Support Boosts Connectivity
The Government of Nepal today opened the Khurkot Bridge over the Sunkoshi River, substantially enhancing connectivity between hilly regions of the country particularly Ramechhap, Dolakha, and Sindhupalchowk districts and the Terai districts.
ADB Maintains Developing Asia Growth Forecast
Developing Asia remains on track toward steady growth in 2014 despite slower-than-expected growth in the United States in the first quarter, says a new ADB report.