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|3 Sep 2014||
This report explains how information and communication technology applications in the Asian Development Bank’s development projects in South Asia helped improve governance in the region while highlighting the key lessons learned from these projects. It also identifies critical success factors and bottlenecks at each stage of the project life cycle dealing with information and communication...
|26 Dec 2012||
The regional cooperation operations business plan (RCOBP), 2013–2015 for South Asia updates the RCOBP, 2012–2014 and is the second RCOBP under the regional cooperation strategy (RCS), 2011–2015. The proposed regional operations for 2013–2015 are consistent with the priorities of the RCS. In 2013–2015, operations will continue to focus on (i) improving regional connectivity, (ii) boosting cross-...
|28 Apr 2014||
Though the use of internet and mobile phones has skyrocketed over the past years, women in developing Asian countries are being left behind by the digital revolution. This is holding them back and costing society and the economy dear. Though the use of internet and mobile phones has skyrocketed over the past years,...
|22 Jun 2012||
The $175 billion pledge made by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and seven other multilateral development banks (MDBs) was one of the largest financial commitments coming out of Rio+20, it was announced today at the UN Secretary General’s closing press conference. ADB Vice President Bindu Lohani (fourth...
|18 Nov 2011||
This Regional Cooperation Operations Business Plan for 2012-2014 describes the consistency of the business plan with the regional cooperation strategy, including grants and projects in the pipeline for South Asia. (south asia regional cooperation operations business plan 20122014) (Country Planning Documents, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Country Operations,...
|30 Jul 2013||
News from Country Offices
38350-013 KATHMANDU, NEPAL – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to help upgrade key sections of Nepal’s East West Highway to allow year-round travel along the country’s main transport route, which lies along a South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) corridor. “The more than 1,000-kilometer-long East West...
|5 Apr 2010||
The completion report for the South Asia Regional Cooperation Strategy and Program (RCSP) for 2006-2008 reflects the achievements in cooperation programs envisaged under the RCSP, and focuses on regional projects, including national projects with regional implications as contained in regional cooperation business plans (RCOBP) for South Asia (2009-2010 and 2010-2012), country strategy and...
|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...
|17 Dec 2007||
ADB Provides $21M to Develop ICT in South Asia The Asian Development Bank is providing $21.2 million for the development of information and communication technology in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal by enhancing the availability of affordable broadband Internet connections,...
|15 Oct 2007||
Four South Asian Countries Agree to ICT Connectivity Senior officials from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have agreed to collaborate on a subregional information communication technology project to improve connectivity among the four countries....