In the Spotlight

  • ADB Assistance Works: Just Ask Afghan Road Users

    Millions have benefited from roads built or upgraded by ADB between 2011 and 2014. In Afghanistan, new roads have boosted economic growth, promoted trade, and connected the country with neighbors.  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.

  • Asia's Green Path to Economic Growth

    Andrew Steer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the World Resources Institute, discusses how a new pro-environment development path that does not sacrifice economic growth and job creation should be followed by countries in Asia and the Pacific.

  • 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

    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.

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