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Vise-Presidente ADB Atu Vizita Timor-Leste, Hodi Haklean Parseria

 Vise-Prezidente Banku Aziátiku ba Dezenvolvimentu (ADB) Stephen Groff sei vizita Timor-Leste semana nee atu hametin tan parseria forte Banku nian ho nasaun nee, no diskuti konaba ni-nia programa asisténsia ho lideransa nasaun nian. 

ADB Vice-President to Visit Timor-Leste, Deepening Partnership

ADB Vice-President Stephen Groff will visit Timor-Leste this week to build on the Bank’s strong partnership with the country, and discuss its assistance program with the country’s leadership.

ADB $40 Million Grant For Flood Reconstruction in Northern Afghanistan

ADB is providing a $40 million emergency assistance grant to assist with the reconstruction of irrigation and rural road infrastructure at 15 provinces in northern Afghanistan that suffered heavy damage from severe flooding earlier this year.

ADB, Khan Bank Sign Loan Agreement to Boost Bank Financing For Mongolia’s Small Businesses

ADB has signed a $40 million loan agreement with Khan Bank, one of the biggest banks in Mongolia, to provide better access to bank financing for the country’s micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).

ADB Grant to Finance Innovative Teacher Recruitment and Training Program

ADB has approved a $500,000 technical assistance grant to support the flagship fellowship program run by the non-governmental organization Teach for the Philippines (TFP), under which 120 young Filipinos will be recruited as teaching fellows and trained in modern IT-based teaching methods.

7,200 Graduates Celebrate Completion of Financial Education Supported by ADB and Australia

Thousands of villagers from Enga Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG) celebrated the completion of their financial education training in a mass graduation ceremony today—marking another milestone for a Microfinance Expansion Project supported by ADB and Australia.

ADB and Vanuatu to Support Private Sector with Online Registries

After working together to achieve business law reform, ADB and Vanuatu’s financial services regulator have agreed to build online business registries that will lower costs, boost transparency, and make joining the formal sector much easier for local businesses and entrepreneurs.

ADB, Japan Support South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease

A new $2 million grant will support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent years.

Construction Begins on Susubona Wharf in Santa Isabel

Work has begun to upgrade and rehabilitate Susubona Wharf on the southern shore of Santa Isabel. The Government of New Zealand is providing additional finance to upgrade the wharf, which will involve the demolition of the existing wharf head and causeway and the construction of a new reinforced concrete wharf head—raised to minimize erosion caused by waves and debris. A new causeway made of salvaged rock coral material will also be constructed.

ADB Named Top Development Bank, Climbs Rankings to 5th Place in Aid Transparency Index

ADB has been named as the top rated development bank in the 2014 Aid Transparency Index (ATI), an independent measurement of transparency ranking 68 of the world’s leading donor organizations published today. ADB ranks fifth overall and is one of only seven organizations in the top category of “very good” in the 2014 ATI, compiled each year by British nongovernment organization Publish What You Fund.