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Inclusive Growth Key to Merging Two Faces of Asia - ADB
Rising inequalities in income and access to employment and social services in Asia are casting a shadow over its unprecedented economic boom, and governments and the private sector need to work together to make the benefits of growth more inclusive, says a new book from ADB.
ADB Extends over $72 Million to Help Nepal Expand Credit Access to Rural Poor
ADB will provide $72 million in further assistance to Nepal for an ongoing program aimed at helping poor and isolated rural communities access credit and financial services.
ADB Raises Assistance for Developing Asia to Improve Clean Energy Access
ADB has boosted its technical assistance to scale up projects that provide the region's poor with better access to modern and reliable sources of clean energy.
Developing Asia's Recovery from Crisis Takes Firm Hold - ADB
Developing Asia's strong recovery from the effects of the global economic crisis is expected to continue through the next two years, ADB says in a new major report.
Easing Trade, Investment Barriers Can Unlock South Asia's Vast Potential - Report
Reducing visa restrictions and non-tariff barriers, and improving customs procedures, are among a host of steps South Asian countries can take to boost private sector-led growth, unlocking the region's vast economic potential, says a report prepared by ADB and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
ADB, UK Study to Help South Asia Address Climate Change Challenges
ADB and Government of United Kingdom are financing a study to help South Asia analyze the costs and benefits of climate change adaptation actions.
Nepal Looks to Introduce Fortified Flour at Small Mills to Reduce Anemia
Nepal will enlist the help of small millers to boost the production of fortified cereal flour, which can help reduce anemia and other illnesses linked to vitamin and mineral deficiencies, particularly in poor, rural areas.
Nepal Targets Overhaul of Power Network to Reduce Shortages, Boost Growth
Years of underinvestment in electricity infrastructure has left Nepal with one of the most unreliable power supplies in South Asia, putting a brake on the country's economic growth.
Airports' Upgrade in Nepal to Increase Safety, Boost Tourism
ADB will help Nepal appeal to even more tourists through a project to improve the country's airports and civil aviation safety standards.
South Asia Taps Tourism Potential for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
Efforts by India, Nepal and Bangladesh to take advantage of the tourism potential of their rich natural and cultural attractions, including many of the world's major Buddhist sites, are getting support from the Asian Development Bank.