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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

    Currency Turbulence and Banking Crises

    Professor Robert Aliber gave a lecture at ADBI and presented the view that a floating currency arrangement is necessary because of the large changes in the prices of real estate, stocks and bonds, and commodities.
  • July 2015

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    Watch videos that increase your understanding of Asia and the Pacific with economic analysis, social issues and development insights.
  • July 2015

    Knowledge for Development: the Korean Experience

    Hyun Oh-Seok of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy and Former Deputy Prime Minister discusses the importance of Korea's unique Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) for economic and social progress in developing Asia.
  • July 2015

    Trade Finance Program in Bangladesh

    ADB Investment Specialist Edward Faber talks about the support ADB's Trade Finance Program is providing in Bangladesh.
  • July 2015

    Financing the Green Revolution

    Yvo de Boer, Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute, suggests that multilateral development banks should work together with the private sector and the United Nations system to create a more attractive climate for green investments.
  • July 2015

    How Will We Pay for the World's New Development Goals?

    Financing the Sustainable Development Goals will require a shift from simply providing aid to leveraging a diverse range of funding sources, according to ADB Vice-President Stephen Groff. Government leaders will gather with the private sector, civil society and others at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the best strategies for moving forward. 
  • 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.

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