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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.
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.
$400 Million ADB Loan to Help Pakistan End Crippling Power Problems
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $400 million loan to support the Government of Pakistan's ongoing reforms to tackle the country’s chronic energy crisis which has crippled industries and caused social unrest.
ADB Approved $21.02 Billion in Financing Operations in 2013
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $21.02 billion in financing operations last year, according to ADB’s 2013 Annual Report, released ahead of its 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors to be held 2–5 May in Astana, Kazakhstan.
ADB Sees Steady Growth for Developing Asia
Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
Developing Asia Should Use Public Spending to Narrow Inequality
Widening income gaps are undermining decades of successful poverty reduction in developing Asia, meaning governments should proactively use fiscal policy to close gaps and promote more inclusive growth, says a new ADB report.
ADB Provides $900 Million for Jamshoro Power Project
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan today signed an agreement under which ADB will provide $900 million for the 600 megawatt Jamshoro supercritical coal-fired power plant.
ADB, Partners Aim to Protect Asia's Urban Poor from Climate Extremes
ADB, the Government of the United Kingdom (UK), and the Rockefeller Foundation are teaming up to help Asia's fast growing secondary cities protect their urban poor from the ravages of climate change.
ADB Approves $167.2 Million to Improve Power Distribution in Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $167.2 million for eight distribution companies in Pakistan to improve the power distribution system to help provide reliable, regular electricity to businesses and domestic consumers.