Latest Publications

Asian Development Bank and Nepal: Fact Sheet

This ADB Country Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Nepal as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

ADB Annual Report 2013

The Annual Report includes a comprehensive discussion on ADB’s operational, administrative, and financial activities in 2013; complete financial statements and opinions of the independent auditors; and a report on the activities of the Special Funds of ADB. The report also highlights how ADB has helped developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific make progress toward environmentally sustainable growth.

Lose to Gain: Is Involuntary Resettlement a Development Opportunity?

This book assesses the adequacy of conventional compensation and resettlement assistance programs to help policy makers, project sponsors, and project executing agencies improve resettlement planning and implementation programs and assist in reforming resettlement policies and land laws.

Asian Development Outlook 2014: Fiscal Policy for Inclusive Growth

ADB's Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2014 projects that developing Asia's growth will increase from 6.1% in 2013 to 6.2% in 2014 and 6.4% in 2015.

Forum on Building Resilience to Fragility in Asia and the Pacific: Proceedings

Participants to the Forum agreed on four steps to support states in Asia and the Pacific as they build resilience to fragility and conflict.

Development of Capital Markets in Member Countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

This report examines the development and barriers to harmonization and integration among the capital markets of members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and to enumerate steps to achieving harmonization and integration.

South Asia Conference on Environmental Justice

This report records the proceedings of the first South Asia Conference on Environmental Justice, held in Bhurban, Pakistan on 24–25 March 2012.

Energy Outlook for Asia and the Pacific (2013)

This book provides an energy outlook for the region up to the year 2035 to help identify policy, social, infrastructure, and technology issues that must be addressed to meet future energy needs of ADB members in Asia and the Pacific.

News from Nepal: A Quarterly Newsletter of the Nepal Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank (September 2013)

This issue of News from Nepal newsletter focuses on ADB/s assistance in the education sector in recent times.

Asian Development Outlook 2013 Update: Governance and Public Service Delivery

The annual Asian Development Outlook, generally launched in April, presents an analysis of developing Asia’s recent economic performance plus its prospects for the next 2 years. This Update shows whether these forecasts were met, explaining divergence between forecasts and the actual outturn, and firms the forecasts for the next 18 months or so.