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- Climate Change
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- Gender and Development
- Poverty Reduction
- Private Sector Development
- Regional Cooperation and Integration
- Social Development
- Urban Development
- Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)
- Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC)
- Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)
- Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
- South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)
- European Representative Office
- Japanese Representative Office
- North American Representative Office
- Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office
- Pacific Subregional Office
Countries with Operations
- China, People's Republic of
- Cook Islands
- Kyrgyz Republic
- Lao PDR
- Marshall Islands
- Micronesia, Federated States of
- Papua New Guinea
Working for Results
Asian Development Fund (ADF) operations completed during ADF IX and the first three years of ADF X (2005-2011) has helped ADB’s poorest member countries deliver results in many areas.
Built or upgraded over 60,000 classrooms and trained over 720,000 teachers with more than 19 million school students receiving direct benefits.
Installed 37 megawatts of new generating capacity, and built or upgraded more than 35,000 kilometers (km) of transmission and distribution lines. Reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 2 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per year by promoting more efficient and cleaner energy operations.
New microfinance accounts and end borrowers grew to over 5 million, while the number of new small and medium-sized loan accounts and end borrowers topped 400,000.
Supported projects and programs that directly target gender equality and women’s empowerment in 14 countries between 2005 and 2011.
Supported regional cooperation initiatives in 18 countries between 2005 and 2011, which are helping countries work together to achieve rapid and sustainable growth and to reduce poverty.
Built or upgraded over 56,000 km of roads, benefiting over 252 million people through faster travel times, new economic opportunities, and improved access to essential services.
Provided more than 2 million households with access to clean water by installing or rehabilitating about 14,000 km of water supply pipes, and upgraded sanitation in over 279,000 households. Over 2 million hectares of land have been improved as a result of irrigation, drainage, and flood management initiatives.