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 Vise-Prezidente Banku Aziátiku ba Dezenvolvimentu (ADB) Stephen Groff sei vizita Timor-Leste semana nee atu hametin tan parseria forte Banku nian ho nasaun nee, no diskuti konaba ni-nia programa asisténsia ho lideransa nasaun nian. 

ADB Vice-President Stephen Groff will visit Timor-Leste this week to build on the Bank’s strong partnership with the country, and discuss its assistance program with the country’s leadership.

Thousands of villagers from Enga Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG) celebrated the completion of their financial education training in a mass graduation ceremony today—marking another milestone for a Microfinance Expansion Project supported by ADB and Australia.

ADB is providing a $40 million emergency assistance grant to assist with the reconstruction of irrigation and rural road infrastructure at 15 provinces in northern Afghanistan that suffered heavy damage from severe flooding earlier this year.

ADB has signed a $40 million loan agreement with Khan Bank, one of the biggest banks in Mongolia, to provide better access to bank financing for the country’s micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).

ADB has approved a $500,000 technical assistance grant to support the flagship fellowship program run by the non-governmental organization Teach for the Philippines (TFP), under which 120 young Filipinos will be recruited as teaching fellows and trained in modern IT-based teaching methods.

After working together to achieve business law reform, ADB and Vanuatu’s financial services regulator have agreed to build online business registries that will lower costs, boost transparency, and make joining the formal sector much easier for local businesses and entrepreneurs.

A new $2 million grant will support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent years.

Growth in Mongolia is back to a more sustainable level, after several years of rapid expansion that caused the economy to overheat, says a new ADB report.

Work has begun to upgrade and rehabilitate Susubona Wharf on the southern shore of Santa Isabel. The Government of New Zealand is providing additional finance to upgrade the wharf, which will involve the demolition of the existing wharf head and causeway and the construction of a new reinforced concrete wharf head—raised to minimize erosion caused by waves and debris. A new causeway made of salvaged rock coral material will also be constructed.