President Nakao in India

ADB President Takehiko Nakao met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi, stressing that ADB is committed to partnering with India in reigniting growth and reducing poverty. Read More

A Broader View of Asian Poverty

Food insecurity and economic vulnerability should be included in a broader definition of poverty that could help policymakers develop more effective approaches, says new ADB report. Read More

Project Safeguards for Inclusive and Environmentally Sustainable Growth

Protecting the people and environment from the potential adverse effects of development is the cornerstone of ADB's Safeguard Policy. Read More

Columbia Professor Named ADB Chief Economist

ADB has appointed Shang-Jin Wei, a professor of finance and economics at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business in New York City, as its Chief Economist. Read More

Overview

The North American Representative Office (NARO) was established in 1995 in Washington, DC, to enhance ADB's presence in Canada and the United States. The office acts as a liaison between ADB's Manila Headquarters and American policymakers and major stakeholders. It serves to strengthen collaboration with other multilateral institutions based in North America, and conducts public and media outreach.

United States Fact Sheet
Canada Fact Sheet