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Green Development Key to Growth in Mekong Region
The management of food, water and energy resources in the Greater Mekong Subregion will be the most critical challenge of the coming decade, requiring careful balance of economic and environmental interests and better management of natural resources, a conference on the future of the region heard today.
Coral Triangle Communities Get Support for New Green Businesses
Coastal communities in remote areas of the Coral Triangle in Indonesia and the Philippines will receive ADB support to start small, green businesses that will help preserve one of the most diverse and threatened marine environments in the world.
Governments Advance Protection of Coral Triangle - 'Amazon of the Seas'
Environment and fisheries ministers from six Asia Pacific countries are meeting today to advance their collective agenda for protecting and managing the fragile Coral Triangle―one of the most diverse and threatened marine ecosystems in the world.
ADB, Bangladesh Announce $4.5 Billion Five-Year Partnership Strategy
Bangladesh and ADB have forged a new Country Partnership Strategy for 2011-2015 which includes a resource investment program of around $4.5 billion.
Climate Change Threatens to Increase Hunger in the Pacific - ADB Report
Climate change threatens to increase hunger and malnutrition among the Pacific region's poorest people unless there is action soon, says a new report from the ADB.
ADB to Help GMS Boost Biomass Use for Clean Energy, Food Needs
ADB is to help the Greater Mekong Subregion scale up the use of biomass waste in the agriculture sector to meet its growing need for clean energy and food security for poor rural households.
ADB, Cambodia Announce $500 Million Three-Year Partnership Strategy
ADB have forged a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for 2011-2013 which defines ADB's strategic approach in Cambodia, in line with Government priorities. The CPS outlines an ADB resource investment plan of around $500 million.
Asia Must Address Climate Change Impact on Water and Food - ADB Panel
Climate change will create unprecedented challenges in the Asia-Pacific region in coming years, intensifying existing pressures on water and food supplies, while exacerbating weather related disasters, a panel of experts stressed today.
Soaring Food Prices Again Threaten to Push Millions of Asians into Poverty - ADB
Resurgent global food prices, which posted record increases in the first two months of 2011, are again threatening to push millions of people in developing Asia into extreme poverty, says a new report from ADB titled 'Global Food Price Inflation and Developing Asia'.
ADB, France to Help Viet Nam Complete Key Southern Water Project
ADB and the Government of France's development agency are extending additional funds to complete an irrigation and water management project that will boost growth in rural, urban and industrial areas of Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding provinces in southern Viet Nam.