Publications

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  • 01 Apr 2010 | Publication

    Today's People, Tomorrow's Prosperity: Reviving Growth in Central and West Asia

    Central and West Asia: home of the Silk Road and its historic merchant capitals of Bukhara and Samarkand, Herat and Kashgar; of the fertile fields of the Fergana Valley; and of the many cultures of the Caucasus. Nearly 20 years since many of these countries emerged from the collapsing Soviet Union, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) continues to help them rebuild and reform vital services and infrastructure.
  • 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. It explains the wide range of financing options available to partners seeking to expand their commitment to develop the Asia and Pacific region.
  • 01 Apr 2010 | Publication

    Ancient Culture, Modern Economy: ADB Projects in Uzbekistan

    With ADB's support in the form of $1.29 billion in loans covering all areas of assistance, Uzbekistan is on the move. This publication includes impact stories narrating how ADB-supported projects help in the development of the country.
  • 01 Apr 2010 | Institutional Document

    Development Effectiveness Review 2009 Report

    ADB's third annual performance report by Management finds that ADB made good progress toward many of its Strategy 2020 targets, and notes that its reform measures are yielding results. It also highlights areas where ADB needs to improve its performance and what corrective measures it is implementing.
  • 01 Apr 2010 | Publication

    Древняя культура,современная экономика

    With ADB's support in the form of $1.29 billion in loans covering all areas of assistance, Uzbekistan is on the move. This publication includes impact stories narrating how ADB-supported projects help in the development of the country.
  • 01 Oct 2009 | Publication

    Energy is Life: Bringing Power to Afghanistan

    For nearly three decades, the availability of secure energy supplies in Afghanistan was significantly disrupted by conflict. Much of the country's power generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure was destroyed, and what remained was stretched far beyond capacity. More than 90% of the population had no access to electricity.
  • 01 Aug 2009 | Publication

    Pakistan: Making a Difference in the Fight Against Poverty

    As Pakistan's biggest multilateral development partner, ADB has assisted the Government of Pakistan in undertaking critical economic and governance reforms in the last decade, which contributed to steady economic growth and boosted spending on poverty reduction programs. Pakistan became a founding member of ADB in 1966, and since then has become ADB's largest recipient in both number of loans and volume of assistance received-over $19.8 billion in loans to fund development from hydroelectric projects to banking for the poor, with about $14 billion disbursed as of the end of 2008.
  • 01 Aug 2009 | Publication

    ترقياتی اثرپذيری کا خلاصہ: پاکستان

    As Pakistan's biggest multilateral development partner, ADB has assisted the Government of Pakistan in undertaking critical economic and governance reforms in the last decade, which contributed to steady economic growth and boosted spending on poverty reduction programs. Pakistan became a founding member of ADB in 1966, and since then has become ADB's largest recipient in both number of loans and volume of assistance received-over $19.8 billion in loans to fund development from hydroelectric projects to banking for the poor, with about $14 billion disbursed as of the end of 2008.
  • 01 Jul 2009 | Publication

    Bhutan: Preserving a Proud Heritage while Building a Strong Future

    Bhutan's sober, careful approach to development has yielded a steady rise in its gross domestic product, a decrease in overall rates of poverty, and steady movement toward achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been a partner in the country's transition and development since 1982, and today ADB is Bhutan's largest multilateral development partner. ADB has provided 25 loans and 6 grants totaling $303.5 million since it began working in Bhutan. Currently, all of ADB's assistance comes in the form of grants.
  • 01 Apr 2009 | Institutional Document

    Development Effectiveness Review 2008 Report

    ADB is committed to continuous self-evaluation to maximize its operational effectiveness. The 2008 Development Effectiveness Review is ADB's second annual corporate performance assessment.

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