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Independent Panel Completes Compliance Report on Pakistan Irrigation Project
ADB has addressed a range of challenging issues involved in an ADB-funded irrigation project in Pakistan, and compliance requirements have now been met, the independent Compliance Review Panel says.
ADB Extends over $72 Million to Help Nepal Expand Credit Access to Rural Poor
ADB will provide $72 million in further assistance to Nepal for an ongoing program aimed at helping poor and isolated rural communities access credit and financial services.
ADB, Afghan Government Discuss Infrastructure Projects
ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda and Minister of Finance Omar Zakhilwal met in Kabul on Tuesday to discuss ADB support for major infrastructure projects in Afghanistan's transport, energy, agriculture and irrigation sectors.
ADB to Help PRC's Heilongjiang Province Improve Road Network
ADB is extending a $200 million loan to help People's Republic of China's Heilongjiang province improve its road transport sector.
Viet Nam's Water and Irrigation Systems Get ADB Assistance
ADB's Board of Directors approved a $100 million concessional loan to rehabilitate one of Viet Nam's oldest and largest irrigation and drainage systems located in the heart of the Red-Thai Binh river basin.
PRC's Drive to Tap Biogas in Rural Sector Gets ADB Loan
The People's Republic of China's drive to expand the use of biogas energy generated from waste materials is getting support from a $66.08 million ADB loan.
ADB to Issue Inaugural Water Bond
ADB and Daiwa Securities Group announced today ADB's planned issuance of its inaugural Water Bond to finance its work in the water sector in Asia and the Pacific.
Australia, ADB Help Protect Viet Nam's Mekong Delta from Climate Change
Viet Nam's low-lying and flood-prone Mekong Delta region will get support from Australia and ADB to help cope with the potentially devastating impacts of climate change.
PRC Gets $100 Million Loan to Develop Small Towns, Cities in Shanxi
The People's Republic of China will receive $100 million dollar loan from the Asian Development Bank to develop small towns and cities in Shanxi province, a move that will provide new jobs and help narrow the urban-rural income gap.
$100 Million Project to Boost Farm Incomes, Environment in PRC's Shanxi
The People's Republic of China is getting a $100 million ADB loan to help boost the incomes of poor farmers in Shanxi province and to ease strains on the environment caused by traditional agricultural practices.