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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.

GMS Economic Corridors Must Yield More Jobs and Investment, Forum Hears

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) needs to ensure that economic corridors yield benefits in terms of trade, investment, and jobs, participants at the 6th GMS Economic Corridors Forum (ECF) heard today.

PRC Knowledge Hub on Green Development and Eco-Compensation Established with ADB Support

A memorandum of understanding establishing a knowledge hub on green development and eco-compensation was today signed by ADB, the Western Development Department of the National Development and Reform Commission, and China Agricultural University. 

Conflict between Brown and Green Growth Can Be Narrowed, Says Study

Asia’s governments must make tough choices in energy investments that can provide affordable energy while meeting pressing environmental objectives, especially on climate change, says a study by ADB's Independent Evaluation Department.

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.

ADB to Support Sustainable Protection and Development of Watershed in Guizhou

ADB will support watershed financing and promote inclusive and environmentally friendly development in Guizhou Province of the People’s Republic of China, under a memorandum of understanding signed at a sub-forum of the Eco-Forum Global Guiyang 2014.

ADB Study Ranks Most Environmentally Livable Cities In The People’s Republic of China

ADB has ranked 33 cities of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) according to their environmental “livability,” through a series of indexes pioneered under a technical assistance study.

GEF Grant to Support ADB Clean Bus Project in People's Republic of China

ADB will boost the management and monitoring of a program to lease 5,000 clean buses in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) through a technical assistance grant of $2.315 million provided by the Global Environment Facility. 

Investors Returning To Most Emerging East Asia Markets – Asia Bond Monitor

Local and offshore demand for emerging East Asia’s local currency bonds is rising again and should continue given strong economic growth prospects in the region, said the ADB's latest Asia Bond Monitor.

ADB Supports Urban-Rural Integration to Boost Access to Safer Water in People's Republic of China

ADB will help improve water access and quality  in the People’s Republic of China through a $200 million facility signed today with a private water supply company, China Water Affairs Group Limited.