In the Spotlight

  • ADB Assistance Works: Just Ask Malathi Raghu and Two Million Other Women

    More than two million women obtained microfinance loans between 2011 and 2014 in Asia and the Pacific. Malathi Raghu, a tailor in the south Indian city of Mangalore, is one of them. She runs a thriving business thanks to a small loan from an ADB-supported microfinance project. Results videos are snapshots of the impact of ADB's work in poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific.

  • Asian Development Outlook 2015

    ADB Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei discusses the macroeconomic outlook for developing Asia in 2015 and beyond. He also looks at how the region can take advantage of the current low oil prices and the impact of the strengthening US dollar on economies in Asia and the Pacific.

  • Campaigning for Women’s Rights in the Muslim World

    Malaysia's Zainah Anwar, founding member of Sisters in Islam and Director of non-governmental organization Musawah, explains the importance of cultural debate in the promotion of equality and justice for women in the Muslim world.

  • ADB-Azerbaijan: Foundation of a Bright Future

    The 15-year partnership between ADB and Azerbaijan has brought the Central Asian country substantial benefits, contributing to its remarkable development in recent years.

  • Did You Know? Asia and the Pacific. ADB

    Did you know that while Asia and the Pacific has 1/3 of the world's GDP, about 1.6 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.

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