ADB Transport Forum 2014: Transport in the Asian Century

Over 400 transport professionals from Asia and the Pacific will gather in Manila on 15 to 19 September 2014 to discuss policies and issues, best practices, and innovations in sustainable transport. Read more

ADB Supports Public-Private Hydropower Project in Lao PDR

ADB is supporting the 290-megawatt Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower project in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic under a public-private partnership arrangement. Read more

Sri Lanka’s Coasts, Agriculture under Threat from Climate Change

Widespread degradation of Sri Lanka’s coastal and agricultural resources due to climate change could cost the economy more than 6% of GDP by the end of this century, says an ADB report. Read more

Nepal May See 10% GDP Loss From Glacier Melts, Climate Extremes

Climate change-driven events like melting glaciers pose a grave risk to Nepal’s economy and could cause losses equal to almost 10% of GDP by 2100, says an ADB report. Read more