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19 Aug 2014 Adaptation measures such as flood defences and climate-proofed infrastructure are essential to protect South Asia from the ravages of climate change, explains Mahfuzuddin Ahmed, ADB Principal...
7 Aug 2014 A new bus rapid transit system in the city of Lanzhou, PRC, is faster, greener, and safer than the old bus network. Used by more than 100000 a day, it is he...
6 Aug 2014 Coffee farmers in Viet Nam's Central Highlands join in efforts to conserve forestland and biodiversity.
7 Jul 2014 There are different ways of thinking about the future of the humble toilet, says Michael Hoffman, Professor of Environmental Science at the California Instit...
2 Jul 2014 Sungsup Ra, Director in adb's South Asia Department, explains the importance of giving all children and youth a good education to help them get better jobs a...
2 Jul 2014 Teacher training, standardized teaching qualifications, and better training institutes mean students in Bangladesh are getting a better quality, more up-to-d...
2 Jul 2014 Partnerships with private institutions to provide hands-on, technical training are helping prepare young people in India for decent jobs in a changing economy.
2 Jul 2014 School students in Sri Lanka are learning computing, languages, and other critical thinking skills to prepare them better for the workplace.
2 Jul 2014 Scholarships and better facilities are helping ensure that all boys and girls across Nepal have the chance to go to school and get the foundation for better ...
23 Jun 2014 ADB supports vocational education in Timor-Leste, creating jobs and opportunities for the country's next generation of citizens. This is the second installme...
23 Jun 2014 Kandeh Yumkella, UN Secretary-General Special Representative and CEO of Sustainable Energy for All, believes that Asian nations have the capability to lead i...
23 Jun 2014 Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council, explains that the international community is facing an energy triple challenge of sustainabili...
23 Jun 2014 An ADB-supported renewable energy initiative is changing the lives of poor communities on Sumba island, transforming this little corner of the Indonesian arc...
11 Jun 2014 With ADB support, organic farming in Lao People's Democratic Republic is helping reduce rural poverty and preserve the environment. The project is boosting i...
11 Jun 2014 This is the first installment of a video series called "Great Expectations" which explores development challenges in different ADB member-countries through the hopes and aspirations of its children.
11 Jun 2014 This is the first installment of a video series called "Great Expectations" which explores development challenges in different ADB member-countries through t...
3 Jun 2014 On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day 2014, ADB's Health Specialist Patricia Moser explains why taxing tobacco is good for public health and the fiscal spa...
27 May 2014 A poor community in Yangon, Myanmar, built their own latrines and improved hygiene in their neighborhood thanks to a small-scale sanitation project supported...
27 May 2014 On-site sewage treatment and sludge management systems are helping Bangladesh bring sustainable sanitation solutions to the crowded slums of Dhaka.
23 May 2014 Head of Trade Finance Steven Beck explains how ADB's trade finance program supports economic growth, job creation and ultimately poverty alleviation efforts ...
14 May 2014 Delegates to ADB's Green Cities conference share their views on how they make their cities green, the challenges that they face in implementing green initiat...
14 May 2014 ADB Vice-President Stephen P. Groff explains that the way cities in Asia and the Pacific are developed in years to come will be the defining element in the r...
6 May 2014 ADB's Annual Meeting in Astana comes to end after four days of debate, decision making and knowledge sharing with a wrap-up of the Business Session and the P...
5 May 2014 Delegates attend ADB's 47th Annual Meeting for a range of different reasons. Some delegates talk to ADB about the value of being part of the annual event.