In Focus: Public Management and Governance

Publication | April 2011

ADB is committed to improving governance, strengthening institutions, and reducing vulnerability to corruption—key ingredients for equitable and sustainable development.


Poor governance, weak institutions, and systemic corruption pose significant risks to public sector service delivery and inclusive, sustainable development.


ADB will support country-led governance and anticorruption programs.


To broaden economic inclusiveness and strengthen development capacities for cost-effective delivery of public goods and services, ADB is focusing efforts on public financial management, procurement, and reduction of vulnerability to corruption.