In the Spotlight
As ADB marks its 50th anniversary in 2016, the latest annual report shows that total operations surged to $27.17 billion in 2015—the highest in ADB’s history.
Strong partnerships create better development outcomes. Fourteen stories from across Asia and the Pacific demonstrate how the hard work of ADB’s developing member countries in partnership with ADB project teams and other partners continues to change people’s lives.
Growth is slowing across much of developing Asia as a result of the continued weak recovery in major industrial economies and softer growth prospects for the People’s Republic of China (PRC), according to the new Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2016.
A new publication from ADB offers urban planners, policymakers, the private sector and civil society a road map for developing livable cities. It suggests a way forward to improve quality of life and shares key insights and learning for “doing things differently”.