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19 Aug 2014
Climate change is likely to cause huge economic, social, and environmental damage to South Asia, a region already hard-pressed to lift a third of its 1.5 billion population out of poverty.
29 Jul 2014
ADB works with private companies, and other partners in the private sector, to infuse innovation, financing and new technologies into the work of development.
25 Jul 2014
Two-thirds of the world’s hungry reside in Asia and the Pacific, and food insecurity persists bringing the specter of hunger and undernutrition to millions more of the region’s poor. In response, ADB is focusing on a comprehensive multi-sector engagement with the goal of curbing food insecurity.
13 Jun 2014
Increasing attention is being given to the “livability” of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) cities as their environment becomes less polluted. An ADB study ranks 33 cities of the PRC according to their environmental livability through a pioneering series of indexes.
4 May 2014
In Central Asia, six CAREC corridors link the region’s economic hubs to each other and connect the landlocked CAREC countries to other Eurasian and global markets. Corridor 3 connects the Russian Federation to South Asia and the Middle East, running through six of CAREC’s member countries.
2 May 2014
To meet the development challenges of a rapidly-changing Asia-Pacific region, ADB is realigning its operations to emphasize inclusiveness, build resilience, and focus on solutions for middle-income countries.
2 May 2014
30 Apr 2014
In Central Asia, six CAREC corridors link the region’s economic hubs to each other and connect the landlocked CAREC countries to other Eurasian and global markets. Corridor 2 links East Asia to the Mediterranean and southern Europe - with trade expanding in recent years following the implementation of the People’s Republic of China’s “go west” policy.
29 Apr 2014
In Central Asia, six CAREC corridors link the region’s economic hubs to each other and connect the landlocked CAREC countries to other Eurasian and global markets. Corridor 1 - the most active of the six - links Europe to East Asia, traversing the Russian Federation border to the People’s Republic of China via Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic.
22 Apr 2014
Regional cooperation and integration broadly continues to rise. While Asia’s intraregional trade share increased between 1990 and 2012, it ticked down in 2013 due to slower trade within East Asia and within South Asia. However, this is balanced by an ongoing increase in foreign direct investment and equity and debt holdings.