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ADB Approves $120 Million Loan to Help Spur Growth in Pakistan's Sindh Province
ADB is extending fresh funds for an ongoing program to help Pakistan's Sindh Province boost growth and expand economic opportunities in poor, rural areas.
Independent Panel Completes Compliance Report on Pakistan Irrigation Project
ADB has addressed a range of challenging issues involved in an ADB-funded irrigation project in Pakistan, and compliance requirements have now been met, the independent Compliance Review Panel says.
ADB President Inaugurates Rail Line Linking Afghanistan to Central Asia
ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda today inaugurated a 75-kilometer stretch of railway line that connects the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif to the country's bustling northern border with Uzbekistan.
Photo Release: ADB Launches State-of-the-Art Atlas on Central Asia
Central Asia, standing at the crossroads of east and west, is a remarkable region. Largely landlocked, criss-crossed with unique dry lands, mountains, and globally important river systems, it is home to a true melting pot of ethnic groups and cultures. But it is also a region under pressure, beset by growing strains on its land, waterways, plants, animals and other natural resources.
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.
ADB Commends Uzbekistan for Promoting Central Asia Regional Cooperation
ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday praised Uzbekistan for its strong support for regional cooperation, saying that improved trade and transport links will help Central Asia reap the benefits of its strategic location.
ADB Announces Asia-Pacific Climate Change Video Contest
ADB has announced a new video competition - My View: The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Video Contest - to promote awareness of climate change, stimulate debate, and encourage climate change solutions in the lead-up to the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
Asia-Pacific Must Invest Up to $9.7 Trillion by 2030 to Meet Energy Needs
The Asia and Pacific region must invest between $7 trillion and $9.7 trillion in the energy sector from 2005 to 2030 to meet the rapidly growing demand for energy in the region, according to a new report released by the Asian Development Bank.
Sustainable Urbanization Key to Sustainable Growth, Says ADB
With more than one billion people in the Asia and Pacific region expected to join the urban population in the next 20 years, sustainable economic development is not possible without sustainable urbanization, said a senior official from the Asian Development Bank.