UK Commits £11.8 Million For New Regional Health Trust Fund

The United Kingdom has committed £11.8 million to the newly established Regional Malaria and Other Communicable Disease Threats Trust Fund to help ADB's developing members combat malaria and other communicable diseases. Read More

ADB, Agence Française de Développement Cofinancing Guide

The ADB-AFD Cofinancing Guide is a reference manual outlining work processes and procedures of ADB and AFD. It aims to help synchronize activities to benefit from the $1.3 billion cofinancing under the 2013-2016 Framework Cofinancing Agreement. Read More

A Pioneering Approach

ADB is pilot-testing an education program that tracks effectiveness based on results, rather than on expenditures. Read More

ADB Products and Financing Modalities for Sovereign Guarantees, Loans, and Grants

This pamphlet is a quick reference guide on the financial instruments offered by ADB to its developing members. Read More


ADB offers a range of financial products that help developing member countries (DMCs) build economic growth and social development. These tools include loans, technical assistance, and grants.

Public sector (sovereign) financing is extended to DMC governments and public sector entities, such as state-owned enterprises. Sovereign lending or financing secured by a government guarantee forms the greater part of ADB’s development assistance.

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$15.40 billion (2011)
the value of sovereign approvals

$3.5 billion (2011)
the value of official cofinancing loans, grants, and technical assistance (TA) grants


The Loan and Grant Financial Information Services (LFIS) website provides online information on loans and grants basic data, summaries, status of withdrawal applications, contract ledgers, disbursement data and reports to internal and authorized external users. Visit website