Publications

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  • 01 Feb 2011 | Publication

    Uzbekistan: A Partnership for Growth

    This country brief summarizes how the partnership of the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Uzbekistan has been instrumental to the development of the country.
  • 01 Jan 2011 | Publication

    Samoa: Building a More Resilient Economy

    'Rouena Mulipola, a seamstress who works from home is able to manage her electricity payments as a result of the Power Sector Expansion Project supported and funded by ADB.' Known as a reform-oriented country in the Pacific region, Samoa has achieved significant development gains through ADB support in education, infrastructure, and other public and private sectors. From 1966 through the end of 2009, Samoa received a total of $238 million from ADB in the form of loans, grants, and technical assistance.
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Tajikistan: Rising Path to Progress

    'Like other farmers in the Sughd Region, Sohboi Dodoboev used to be so desperately short of water that his 75-hectare farm yielded only 25% of the normal crop quantity. The Agriculture Rehabilitation Project and floating pump stations today bring him all the water he needs and doubled income - enough to employ more poor farm workers.'
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    The Heart of Development: Impact Stories from Cambodia - Khmer Translation

    Cambodia is a land rich in natural resources, people, and culture. As the country's largest multilateral development partner, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) works to promote inclusive growth in Cambodia, particularly in the poorest rural areas. This collection shows the benefits of ADB support across major areas of assistance, by telling the stories of people whose lives have been transformed.
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Mongolia: A Partnership Against Poverty

    ADB was one of the first international finance organizations to enter Mongolia when it embraced democracy in the early 1990s, and it is credited with being one of the pioneering development organizations that helped the country through this difficult transition. Today it is by far Mongolia's largest multilateral partner, with an ongoing loan and grant portfolio of more than $300 million. The recent country assistance program evaluation report on ADB's assistance in Mongolia rated the institution's work as successful.
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Georgia: A Country at an Ancient Crossroads Looks to the Future

    'More customers, access to piped water, and continually stocked shelves are just some of the benefits from the ADB-funded municipal improvements Nino Kurtanidze has witnessed as a teller at a local supermarket.' Amid a spectacular natural and cultural backdrop, Georgia has endured conflicts and hardships and is today addressing development challenges with a progressive, forward-looking development strategy.
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Таджикистан: Прокладывая путь к развитию

    Таджикистан занимает 25 место среди крупнейших региональных акционеров АБР и 33 место среди крупнейших акционеров банка. Правительственным ведомством, ведающим делами АБР в Таджикистане, является Исполнительный аппарат Президента. Постоянное представительство АБР в Таджикистане было открыто в 2003г. Оно обеспечивает основную операционную связь между АБР и Правительством, частным сектором и гражданским обществом. Постоянное представительство участвует в политическом диалоге и выступает базой знаний по вопросам развития в Таджикистане.
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Armenia: A Historic Country Reemerges

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been a key partner in supporting the development agenda of Armenia, as well as its economic growth and reform program. Armenia became a member of ADB in September 2005. Operations in the country are closely aligned with the government's priorities - as well as ADB's strengths - including promoting rural development, developing the private sector, and supporting enhanced regional cooperation.
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Nepal: Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict

    'Matishara Tapa is a 64-year-old widow with four children. Her life began to change 14 years ago when she joined a women farmers' group set up under ADB's Third Livestock Development Project to help poor families augment their meager incomes by raising animals. '
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Lao PDR: At the Crossroads of Change

    'Large scale irrigation improvements supported by ADB have enabled Nithong Keoudom, a mother and farmer of 1.5 hectares of rice paddies, to draw water for her fields as necessary and bring in six times her income from surplus rice.'

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