Solomon Islands Women Train to Maintain Solar Power Equipment

Villagers across the Solomon Islands, many of them women, are receiving hands-on tuition to install and maintain small off-grid solar power schemes bringing electricity to their community. Watch Video

4th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum

Taking place in Kuala Lumpur, the forum will discuss how government, business, and society can become more effective in addressing the challenges of development in a changing climate. Read More

Confronting Domestic Violence in Northwestern Cambodia

An ADB-supported program in the remote northwestern region of Cambodia is supporting victims of domestic violence by helping promote respect for women’s rights. Read More

Community Initiative Helps Filipino Poor Turn Trash into Cash

A multipurpose cooperative is thriving in Manila's impoverished Smokey Mountain area thanks to recycling and other profitable enterprises involving local communities. Read More

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Education

Asia is a global success story when it comes to educating children, but the region faces challenges in keeping students from dropping out and developing skilled workers. Find out more about education issues in Asia and the Pacific, ADB’s work in the sector, education-related jobs and consulting opportunities, and more. More

Climate Change

The Asia Pacific region is at the forefront of the struggle to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The Asian Development Bank is an important player in this effort. Learn more about climate change in the region, including expert analysis of the issues. More

Transport

Asian countries need sustainable transport systems – trains, buses, ferries, bike paths – that move people in a low-carbon, safe, accessible, and affordable way. Learn about the issues facing the sector, ADB’s support for sustainable transport, and see video and multimedia presentations of the region’s transport systems. More

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