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ADB Supports First Selection of NGOs for PRC Poverty Reduction Programs
In a major first in poverty reduction efforts in the People's Republic of China, nongovernment organizations have been competitively selected to serve as partners in state-funded poverty work.
ADB to Develop Urbanization Strategy to Boost Living Standards in China
A US$500,000 ADB technical assistance grant will help develop an integrated and sustainable urbanization strategy for the People's Republic of China.
Partnerships Vital to Ensuring Region's Sustainable Development, Delhi Summit Told
Partnerships and cooperation among local communities as well as communities of nations must be strengthened if Asia and the Pacific is to achieve sustainable development, a senior ADB official told an environment summit in New Delhi today.
Senior ADB Officials to Address Delhi Sustainable Development Summit
Senior officials from ADB are visiting India this week to take part in the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit and discuss ADB's partnerships on environmental issues and regional integration.
ADB Plans Regional Knowledge Hubs for Developing Countries
ADB will develop knowledge hubs in selected developing countries throughout the Asia and Pacific region to support and strengthen research and disseminate new development concepts and technologies.
Grant to Boost Power Trade in Mekong Region
ADB will help develop a competitive and efficient subregional power trade market in the Greater Mekong Subregion through a EURO 1 million technical assistance grant provided by the Agence Francaise de Developpement.
ADB Study to Map Out Policy Reforms for PRC Railway Expansion
ADB will conduct a study to help the People's Republic of China draw up a policy reform plan for the country's railway transport, through a US$400,000 grant.
ADB to Help Develop Sound Environmental Management for Mekong
ADB will help promote greater environmental and biodiversity protection in the Mekong countries through a grant package of US$25.57 million.
Emerging East Asia's Growth to Pick Up to 7.2% in 2006, ADB Report Says
Emerging East Asia's economic growth is expected to pick up next year, helped by a turnaround in the global demand for IT products, a recovery in Japan's domestic demand, and continued strong growth in the People's Republic of China (PRC), according to an ADB report released today.
$952 Million Program to Support Central Asia Regional Cooperation
ADB will substantially increase its support for regional cooperation in Central Asia over the next three years.