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ADB, Islamic Development Bank to Set Up Shari'ah-Compliant Infrastructure Fund
ADB and the Islamic Development Bank today agreed to set up Asia's first major multi-country Islamic infrastructure fund.
ADB, Japan to Help Asia Cut Human, Economic Losses from Water Disasters
Japan and ADB are providing support for improved flood management in the region, in a bid to lower the rising human and economic costs of water-related disasters.
ADB, Pakistan Outline Strategic Priorities In Five-Year Plan
The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Pakistan have designed a major new strategic partnership aimed at promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth through structural reforms and investment in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
ADB Loan to Build Future for Struggling City in Viet Nam
The Asian Development Bank will develop and upgrade key urban infrastructure and services in the city of Thanh Hoa in Viet Nam, where a lack of employment opportunities is forcing many people to move to large metropolises like Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City.
ADB President Calls on Governments, Private Sector to Do More to Address Sanitation Issue
Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda has called for regional governments and the private sector to do more to help the 1.8 billion people in Asia who lack access to adequate sanitation.
ADB Commissions 2nd Water Security Outlook
The Asian Development Bank has commissioned a second edition of its Asian Water Development Outlook in the run up to the Asia-Pacific Water Summit in 2010.
ADB Water Project to Ease the Strain on Women in Lao PDR
Women who spend up to two hours a day on the backbreaking task of water collection and storage will be key beneficiaries of a new water supply and sanitation project in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
ADB, Korea Target Improved Training Programs for Water, Sanitation Operators
The Asian Development Bank will manage a regional technical assistance project to help improve the delivery of water and sanitation services in Asia.
Lake's Rehabilitation Offers Hope for PRC's Polluted Waterways
The restoration of the polluted West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China provides a model for the successful revival of other damaged waterways and wetlands, according to a new publication from the Asian Development Bank.
ADB to Help Clean Up PRC's Third Largest River Basin
A project to reduce pollution and improve clean water supply from the third largest river basin in the People's Republic of China, the Songhua River Basin, is getting support from the Asian Development Bank.