Pakistan and ADB
In the Spotlight
Food insecurity and economic vulnerability should be included in a broader definition of poverty that could help policymakers develop more effective approaches, says new ADB report.
Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States.
A sustainable livelihood project in Pakistan is boosting poor farmers’ income and protecting their land from erosion.
Thanks to an ADB project, women in rural Pakistan are now using biogas to cook meals for their families, freeing their kitchens from unhealthy fumes and giving them more time for other activities.
Pakistan has the potential to achieve higher growth to accommodate a rapidly growing working-age population. The country has considerable natural resources and ample scope to improve agricultural productivity, and to expand markets for the manufacturing and service sectors.
Assistance from ADB supports government’s goals of facilitating structural change, promoting investment, and improving institutional effectiveness.