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ADB, Netherlands Formalize $14 million Grant for Mekong Environment Program
ADB and the Government of Netherlands today exchanged documents formalizing the $14 million Dutch financial support to the Greater Mekong Subregion Core Environment Program, and its flagship component, the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative.
New ADB Water Financing Program Will Help Participating Countries Meet MDGs, Conference Told
ADB will take a comprehensive approach in addressing the water and sanitation needs of the Asia and Pacific region, embracing substantial investment, promotion of reforms, and capacity development and building partnerships, an ADB Vice-President told a conference in Manila today.
Developing Stronger Partnerships against HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea
An ADB grant of US$15 million is supporting a new project to help the Government of Papua New Guinea control and stabilize the spread of HIV/AIDS infection in the country.
New Solutions Needed to Meet Challenges of Asia's Two Faces, ADB President Tells Annual Meeting
Asia and Pacific countries should work together to reduce disparities within the region by sustaining high economic growth and spreading the advantages of growth to the disadvantaged, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda told the official opening of ADB's 39th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors today.
Civil Society Discusses Economics of Health Investment
ADB's Annual Meeting Program opens on Wednesday with a discussion panel on "Health Investment for Economic Growth: Building Blocks for Pro-Poor Development". The event is taking place within the Civil Society Open Forum, a venue for NGOs and other civil society organizations to discuss topical development issues and cooperation with ADB.
Donors Meet at ADB to Discuss Bird Flu Coordination
ADB is hosting a meeting today of major partners to discuss regional coordination to meet the threat posed by avian influenza in Asia and the Pacific.
ADB to Pilot Project to Combat Nutrition Problems in Pakistan
ADB will pilot a project that will help small village millers in Pakistan fortify their flour to help reduce anemia and folic acid deficiency in the country.
ADB to Double Investments in Water to Help Achieve MDGs
ADB expects to double the investments it will finance in the water sector over the next five years according to plans announced at the 4th World Water Forum here today.
PRC Well Positioned to Tackle Inequalities - ADB President
The People's Republic of China is well positioned to sustain economic growth over the next decade, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda told a forum in Beijing.
Project Launched for Regional Partnership to Combat Bird Flu Threat
ADB and major regional development partners today unveiled a $38 million grant project designed to counter the immediate threat to the Asia and Pacific region posed by avian influenza.