An expanded and improved power supply has increased investment and improved public services.

An ADB-supported program is helping Mongolia identify and assist the poorest people in the country.

An ADB-supported project in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic is bringing clean water and modern toilets to rural communities.

An ADB-supported project in Indonesia is helping people get the skills needed to find good-paying jobs.

A sustainable livelihood project in Pakistan is boosting poor farmers’ income and protecting their land from erosion.

Changed perceptions about road construction work enable Cambodian women like Khoun Sophorn to earn money without having to work far from home.

Thanks to an ADB project, women in rural Pakistan are now using biogas to cook meals for their families, freeing their kitchens from unhealthy fumes and giving them more time for other activities.

An ADB-supported project in the People's Republic of China is helping to convert deadly methane gas from coal mines into clean energy for thousands of people and hundreds of businesses.


An ADB-supported project in Bhutan has brought electricity to the country’s poor and will earn revenues for the government from exporting electricity to India.

More than 600,000 Armenians have benefited from an ADB-supported project that upgraded water supply and sanitation systems in the central Asian country.

ADB has helped open up Afghanistan to increased trade and commerce through the construction of a new rail system.

Scholarships for young women in Lao People's Democratic Republic are helping today's students become tomorrow's water leaders.

Hydropower generation and exports are key elements of Bhutan’s economy and essential to clean energy development in South Asia. Here are 12 things to know about the hydropower sector.

Due to become operational in mid 2014, the Dagachhu Hydropower Plant in southwestern Bhutan is already boosting incomes and providing opportunities for communities in the area.