Publications

Browse and download ADB publications and documents about ADB's public sector financing activities.

  • 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

    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

    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

    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.'
  • 01 Nov 2010 | Publication

    Cambodia: Building Solid Physical and Social Infrastructure

    'Fetching water used to mean a two-kilometer walk and two hours out of the day for Kan Nheung. Since a well was built through the Tonle Sap Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project, the chore now only takes her a few minutes and has dramatically changed the lives of the women and children in her village.'
  • 01 Sep 2010 | Publication

    Papua New Guinea: Building Solid Physical and Social Infrastructure

    'Thomas and Naumi Rum have doubled their income since an all-weather road in their village, Wagi, was constructed as part of an ADB project. The road enables them to bring and regularly sell their coffee beans, fruits and vegetables to the provincial capital, Mount Hagen. '
  • 01 Jul 2010 | Publication

    Freedom to Grow: Impact Stories from the Philippines

    To maximize its impact, ADB is partnering not only with government, but also with nongovernment organizations, and women's and ethnic minority groups to deliver income-generating activities, education and health facilities, potable water supplies, road transport in rural areas, clean energy resources, and development of lagging regions, particularly in southern Philippines, to have real, positive impacts on People's lives.
  • 01 Apr 2010 | Institutional Document

    Partnering for Development: 2009 Donor Report

    This publication is targeted at current and prospective official financiers of the Asian Development Bank's grant and loan operations.

Pages