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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.

The safety of air travel is a hot topic right now. ADB has been working with governments around Asia and the Pacific to keep people safe in the air. 

Countries in Asia and the Pacific need help in their efforts to slow climate change and adapt to its impacts. This includes grants and low-interest loans, as well as partnerships that mobilize money from governments, organizations and private companies.

This waterway rehabilitation project in the People's Republic of China not only restored the quality of water and improved public health, but also created a clean, green space for the community to enjoy.

ADB has helped restore basic services and livelihoods in war-torn parts of north-east Sri Lanka.