Features

Aviation Safety and Security - ADB's Take

The safety of air travel is a hot topic right now. ADB has been working with governments around Asia and the Pacific to keep people safe in the air. 


Saving Lives with Reliable Electricity in Samoa

An expanded and improved power supply has increased investment and improved public services.


Making It Easier to Do Business in the Pacific

An ADB-supported project is easing business procedures in Pacific island countries following a successful pilot program in the Solomon Islands.


47th Annual Meeting - Rethinking Asia's Challenges at the Crossroads of the Silk Road

ADB's 47th Annual Meeting, held in Astana from 2 to 5 May, saw much discussion on connectivity, innovation, and the need to keep up with the demands of a changing Asia and Pacific.


Infographic: Key Accomplishments under Strategy 2020

To meet the development challenges of a rapidly-changing Asia-Pacific region, ADB is realigning its operations to emphasize inclusiveness, build resilience, and focus on solutions for middle-income countries.


Digital Revolution for Asia's Women: Bridging the Gender Divide

Though the use of internet and mobile phones has skyrocketed over the past years, women in developing Asian countries are being left behind by the digital revolution. This is holding them back and costing society and the economy dear.


Infographic: Fighting Poverty, Improving Lives in Asia and the Pacific

ADB is an international development finance institution. We provide loans, grants, and expertise to our developing member countries to help reduce poverty and create a world in which everyone can share the benefits of growth.


Cash-for-work Program Rekindles Community Life in Typhoon-Hit Philippines

Cash-for-work program is providing an income lifeline for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Central Philippines, empowering them to rebuild communities with their own hands.


Middle-income Trap Holds Back Asia's Potential New Tiger Economies: 12 Things to Know

After years of rapid growth, many countries in Asia have advanced to middle-income status. The transition from middle income to high income, however, can be a slow process. Here are 12 things to know about overcoming the so-called middle-income trap in the region.


Inspiring Change: ADB Celebrates Gender Month 2014

In the month of March, ADB celebrates women's contribution to family, community and national life throughout the Asia and the Pacific region.