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|4 Apr 2009||
This briefing note summarizes evidence on effective approaches used by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for achieving benefits for women and progress towards gender equality. The findings are based on gender assessments of 12 loans in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal, and Pakistan and including five rural development loans (agriculture, rural infrastructure, and livestock), four human development...
|1 Mar 2009||
Knowledge Showcases Between 1998-2007, Bangladesh had the highest proportion of projects with significant gender mainstreaming at ADB. The social changes in the country and the increasing commitment of line agencies provided momentum to mainstream gender concerns. ADB...
|19 Jan 2009||
Legal empowerment is a powerful tool for reducing poverty. It gives people the knowledge, skills, and confidence to participate in development projects. It promotes inclusive growth, which reduces poverty by building people’s capacity to improve their lives. Inclusive growth is a goal of Strategy 2020, which guides the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its mission to promote gender equality,...
|4 Dec 2009||
Every year in Bangladesh, 25,000 women die from childbirth, and another 50,000 experience life-threatening complications from pregnancy. ADB is supporting innovative public-private partnerships that are extending...
|31 Oct 2009||
In northwest Bangladesh, 72% of people live below the poverty line. An ADB-assisted project is providing over 600,000 people with livestock to start new lives. (Bangladesh, Gender, English, 2009) In northwest Bangladesh, 72% of people live below the poverty line. In northwest Bangladesh, 72% of people live below the poverty line. An ADB-assisted project is providing over 600,...
|14 Oct 2009||
Loan Agreement for Urban Public and Environmental Health Sector Development Program between People's Republic of Bangladesh and Asian Development Bank Dated 14 October 2009
39305 39305-013 2554 urban public environmental health sector health sector development project...
|30 Sep 2009||
39305 39305-013 This report and recommendation of the president for the proposed Urban Public and Environmental Health Sector Development Program in Bangladesh describes the terms and conditions for the approval of...
|1 Sep 2009||
39305 urban public health sector environmental health sector development proposed sector development program loans sector development technical...
|31 Mar 2009||
As attitudes about gender equality change in Bangladesh, ADB projects illustrate how women can be involved in new development opportunities. "If we ignore 50% of the population, what benefit are we giving?" asks Wahidur Rahman, chief engineer at the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) in Bangladesh...