Publications

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  • 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

    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 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.

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