Publications

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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