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  • How Does ADB Reduce Poverty in Asia and the Pacific?

    Have you ever stopped to think about how a development bank works? The Asian Development Bank has been around for nearly 50 years now, but how does it go about reducing poverty and promoting prosperity in the Asia Pacific region?

  • First Steps in Reconstruction of Post-earthquake Nepal

    The people of Nepal are in a race against time to provide shelter to the many left homeless by the April 2015 earthquake before the peak of the monsoon season, in the knowledge that with support from the international community they can and will rebuild a stronger Nepal.

  • Volatile Market for Asia Bonds

    Protracted negotiations over the Greek debt crisis, talks of interest rates rise, an appreciating US dollar, and firmer oil prices are all contributing factors to the recent volatility of East Asian local currency bond markets, says ADB's Thiam Hee Ng.

  • Myanmar City Goes Green with Modern Urban Services

    Modern water supply and wastewater treatment services are paving the way for the transformation of the city of Mandalay in upper Myanmar into a prosperous, green urban center.

  • Did You Know? Asia and the Pacific

    Did you know that while Asia and the Pacific has 1/3 of the world's GDP, about 1.4 billion people in the region still live on less than $2 a day? It doesn't have to be this way. Together, we can end abject poverty in the region in our children's lifetime.

Corporate Video

This video is an introduction to ADB's work and its impact. It highlights continuing challenges faced in the Asia and Pacific region, and Strategy 2020: ADB's efforts to address these challenges.

Changing Asia

Interviews on issues that matter to developing Asia with thought leaders, innovators, visionaries, and pioneers.

Great Expectations

"Great expectations" explores development challenges in different ADB member-countries through the hopes and aspirations of their children.


Latest Videos

  • July 2015

    Moving on From the MDGs: New Goals for a New Era

    United Nations Under-Secretary-General Noeleen Heyzer discusses the new Sustainable Development Goals. She has played an important role in forging the new goals, that will take the place of the Millennium Development Goals that expire at the end of 2015.
  • July 2015

    Public and Private Climate Finance Required to Combat Climate Change

    In the Philippines, the private sector is joining with the government and ADB to co-fund a wind farm in the northern part of the country, showing how pooled resources can effectively finance climate-smart energy projects.
  • July 2015

    Did You Know? Green Bonds in 2 Minutes

    New financial products are providing innovative ways to combat climate change. Green bonds give investors the opportunity to invest in activities that provide a steady return and help the planet at the same time.
  • June 2015

    First Steps in Reconstruction of Post-earthquake Nepal

    The people of Nepal are in a race against time to provide shelter to the many left homeless by the April 2015 earthquake before the peak of the monsoon season, in the knowledge that with support from the international community they can and will rebuild a stronger Nepal.
  • June 2015

    Volatile Market for Asia Bonds

    Protracted negotiations over the Greek debt crisis, talks of interest rates rise, an appreciating US dollar, and firmer oil prices are all contributing factors to the recent volatility of East Asian local currency bond markets, says ADB's Thiam Hee Ng.
  • June 2015

    Myanmar City Goes Green with Modern Urban Services

    Modern water supply and wastewater treatment services are paving the way for the transformation of the city of Mandalay in upper Myanmar into a prosperous, green urban center.
  • June 2015

    Clean Energy, Now a Popular Alternative to Fossil Fuel in Asia and the Pacific

    Driven by government policy and financial incentives, Asian countries are increasingly pursuing clean energy initiatives to provide power to energy-deprived communities.
  • June 2015

    First Trade Finance Program Awards

    ADB held its first Trade Finance Program (TFP) awards ceremony in Singapore recently, with 12 partner banks recognized for their role in supporting trade in the region. The winners discuss what the award means to them and how their partnership with ADB helps fill market gaps for trade finance in developing Asia.
  • June 2015

    The Asian Development Bank Institute in One Minute

    The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) is a research organization building capacity, skills, and knowledge related to poverty reduction and economic growth in developing Asia. ADBI Dean Naoyuki Yoshino explains more about the institute's work and priorities.
  • June 2015

    ADB Launches a New Plan to Address the Health Needs of Developing Asia

    The ADB Operational Plan for Health, 2015–2020 promotes universal health coverage by making urban and rural health care efficient, affordable, high quality, and fully accessible to all. The plan leverages ADB's extensive experience providing infrastructure and innovative financing, and our support for health governance and regional public goods.

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