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|13 Oct 2014||
News from Country Offices
47019-001 MANILA, PHILIPPINES — A new $2 million grant will support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent years. “Farm animals are an essential source of food and income, and are...
|24 Sep 2013||
New rice varieties are being developed and water-saving cultivation technologies promoted to help feed Asia's growing populations. New rice varieties are being developed and water-saving cultivation technologies promoted to help feed Asia's growing populations. Developing rice varieties that can survive...
|19 Mar 2012||
Targeted Food Subsidies Would Help South Asia Cope with Future Food Price Spikes A spike in the cost of food staples like rice and wheat could push tens of millions more people into extreme poverty in South Asia but food subsidies targeted at the very poorest in the region would...
|28 Feb 2012||
South Asia Working Papers South Asia is arguably the most vulnerable region to increasing food inflation given the large segment of the population living below or near the poverty line. This paper deals with the problems related to food price inflation in South Asia...
|2 Sep 2009||
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Water, Food Security of 1.6 Billion South Asians Melting Himalayan glaciers and other climate change impacts pose a direct threat to the water and food security of more than 1.6 billion people in South Asia, according to preliminary findings of a new...
|27 Mar 2007||
South Asia's Growth to Remain Strong in 2007-2008, Says ADB South Asia’s economic growth is expected to moderate to 7.7% in 2007 and rise slightly to 8% in 2008. Tight monetary policy measures taken by several countries in the region in 2006 are expected to dampen consumption...
|13 Feb 2006||
Promoting Water Saving Rice Production in South Asia ADB will help develop and disseminate water-saving rice technologies in the drought-prone and water-short region of South Asia, through a US$1 million technical assistance grant. MANILA, PHILIPPINES...
|12 Oct 2012||
The world is facing a perilous convergence of depleting natural resources - of water, good land, energy, nutrients, technology, fish and stable climates. The world is facing a perilous convergence of depleting natural resources - of water, good land, energy, nutrients, technology, fish and stable climates...
|1 Nov 1993||
EDRC Occasional Papers This study covers Bangladesh and Nepal, two low-income DMCs with heavy dependence on the rural economy but inadequate development of a financial system for the rural sector. The two country studies highlight problems endemic to many low-income DMCs and also identify a number of difficulties that seem...
|31 Dec 2011||
45282 45282-001 <p> Decision document for Strengthening Knowledge-Driven Development in South Asia presented to the Board of Directors of ADB or Management for approval.</p>...