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ADB to Help Improve Dam Quality in PRC's Shandong Province
ADB is helping water-scarce Shandong province in the People's Republic of China to rehabilitate and improve the efficiency of its water reservoirs.
ADB, Research Agencies Target Food Security, Nutrition Gains in Asia
ADB, along with its research partners and developing member countries, are to explore new ways of strengthening food security and improving nutrition in a region where 65% of the world's undernourished people live.
$108M Rural Infrastructure Project to Spur Growth and Reduce Poverty in Bangladesh
Bangladesh, with support from ADB, is stepping up efforts to upgrade rural roads and market facilities to improve growth and livelihood opportunities, and to cut poverty in underdeveloped areas.
ADB, PRC's Jiangxi Province Target Greener Forest Management
ADB is to help Jiangxi Province, in the People's Republic of China, develop eco-friendly measures to sustainably manage its forests, which are under threat from over-exploitation.
Cooperation Is Key to Protecting Asia's Natural Resources: ADB Vice-President
Partnerships and regional cooperation are critical to help stop biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation in the Asia and Pacific region, ADB Vice-President Ursula Schaefer-Preuss said today.
$108 Million for Viet Nam's Poorest Provinces to Improve Rural Infrastructure
ADB's Board of Directors today approved a $108 million assistance package to upgrade rural roads and irrigation systems in some of Viet Nam's poorest areas.
India's Assam State Tackles Floods, Erosion with ADB Help
India's Assam state will receive ADB assistance to combat flooding and erosion, which regularly cause large economic losses and social upheaval in one of the country's poorest regions.
Asia Needs to Produce More Food with Less Water - ADB Conference
Asia's ageing irrigation systems must be revitalized to produce more crops with less water in the face of the region's surging demand for food, a rising population, and stressed water resources, say new studies released at a conference here today.
ADB to Help Cambodia Improve Rural Roads, Address Safety, Climate Concerns
ADB is to help finance a major upgrade of rural roads in some of Cambodia's poorest provinces as part of a project that will also address growing road safety and climate change challenges.
ADB to Help Cambodia Improve Water Management, Irrigation Systems
ADB is providing loans, grants and technical assistance of nearly $34 million to help Cambodia improve the management of its water resources and to upgrade irrigation services to strengthen food security and cut poverty.