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|2 Jul 2014||
German development bank KfW will cofinance up to $2 billion over three years with ADB to promote development in the Asia and Pacific region, particularly in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, and Viet Nam. The KfW cofinancing will focus on energy, urban infrastructure, climate change, small and medium enterprise financing, vocational training,...
|18 Jul 2014||
News from Country Offices
39295-032 DHAKA, BANGLADESH (18 July 2014) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $125 million loan to improve services and governance in pourashavas—or municipalities— across Bangladesh, making them more livable and attractive, and helping to ease population pressures in major cities. “The two largest...
|11 Nov 2010||
$120M Loan to Improve Urban Planning, Services, in Bangladesh Bangladesh, supported by a $120 million equivalent ADB loan, is planning an overhaul of urban planning and infrastructure in two of its biggest city regions where services have struggled to keep up with booming...
|28 Sep 2009||
ADB Funds to Improve Health and Environment Services in Bangladesh Two ADB loans and one technical assistance will improve the living standards of Bangladesh's city dwellers, especially the urban poor. MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Two Asian Development...
|29 Oct 2008||
ADB Reinforces Support for Urban Development in Bangladesh The Asian Development Bank is providing additional funds to improve the basic services and infrastructure in small and medium-sized towns of Bangladesh. MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Asian...
|21 Jan 2008||
Improving South Asia's Transport Network to Promote Economic Cooperation Japan and the Asian Development Bank are helping prepare an investment project that will ease the flow of goods, services and people across Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal to promote economic...
|5 Jan 2007||
ADB Funding Study of Sustainable Urban Transport in Asia ADB is beginning a set of field studies of select cities around Asia to help develop blueprints for sustainable urban transport systems in the region. MANILA, PHILIPPINES - ADB is beginning a set...
|25 Oct 2006||
Improving Access to Water Supply and Sanitation in Bangladesh's Small Towns ADB will help provide sustainable access to improved and safe water supply and sanitation services to about 1.6 million people in 16 towns in Bangladesh through a US$41 million loan...
|8 Jun 2006||
Australia Establishes A$11 Million Grant Fund for South Asian Countries The Government of Australia has established a grant facility at ADB to undertake project activities in South Asia with an initial contribution of A$11 million. MANILA, PHILIPPINES...
|5 Dec 2011||
In Bangladesh's secondary towns, ordinary people are getting a say in government, and that is changing even how the bills are paid. Gazipur, Bangladesh─Maksuda Begum, 45, runs a sidewalk tea shop, but she also has a seat on the 60-member Town Development Coordination Committee along with the mayor, academics,...