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  • Asian Youth Making a Difference

    A university student with a passion for education is reinventing libraries across the Philippines to benefit children from low income families. 

  • Sustainable Development for Humanity's Future

    The forthcoming post-2015 development agenda is a once in a generation opportunity to put mankind on the path to a sustainable growth model, says Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute.

  • Climate Change Puts Pressure on Asia's Water

    Dealing with the impact of climate change on Asia's diminishing water supply as demand soars looks set to be one of the region's most pressing challenges this century. Subscribe to ADB's YouTube Channel.

  • 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.

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