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ADB to Help Nepal Restore Health of Stressed Bagmati River Basin
ADB has approved loan and grant assistance of $30 million to improve the river health and management of Nepal’s stressed Bagmati River Basin.
New ADB-Nepal Partnership Strategy
ADB has approved a new Country Partnership Strategy with Nepal that will anchor ADB assistance to the country over the next five years.
Power Swaps Can Help Asia-Pacific Manage Daunting Future Energy Needs - Report
Cross-border power exchanges can play a central role in helping Asia and the Pacific meet its booming demand for power, which is set to sharply outpace the rest of the world’s over the next two decades, says a comprehensive new report from ADB.
Asia Must Step Up Governance Reforms to Sustain Growth and Development
Asia and the Pacific's economic gains must be matched by stepped-up efforts on governance so that growth benefits can be more evenly shared and development progress locked in, says a new ADB report.
Developing Asia Slowing Amid Global Financial Jitters
Softer than expected economic activity in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India and jitters over the United States (US) quantitative easing (QE) program will weigh on Asia and the Pacific’s growth prospects in the near term, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
ADB to Help Communities in Nepal Access More Reliable Water
ADB has approved a $23.5 million grant from the Strategic Climate Fund for a project that will ensure the water supply for use in the home and for agriculture for about 45,000 households is more consistent during the dry season.
Asia Cannot Bypass Manufacturing on Path to Prosperity - ADB Report
Industrialization must be an essential part of the growth formula if Asian countries want to prosper and avoid the middle income trap, says a new ADB report.
ADB to Help Ensure Year-Round Travel on Nepal's Busiest Highway
ADB is to help upgrade key sections of Nepal’s East West Highway to allow year-round travel along the country’s main transport route, which lies along a South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) corridor.
Challenge for Asia to Maintain Growth Momentum - ADB Report
Continued tepid demand from the major industrial economies coupled with slower growth in the People's Republic of China are weighing on the outlook for developing Asia, says a new ADB report.
Improved South-Southeast Asia Connectivity Key to Boosting Trade, Rebalancing Economy
Better connectivity between South Asia and Southeast Asia - through hardware and associated software - can unlock the full benefits of closer economic ties between the two subregions and help rebalance Asian growth toward domestic and regional markets, delegates at the 46th Annual Meeting of ADB heard today.