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13 Jan 2010
Viet Nam's low-lying and flood-prone Mekong Delta region will get support from Australia and ADB to help cope with the potentially devastating impacts of climate change.
17 Dec 2009
The People's Republic of China is getting a $100 million ADB loan to help boost the incomes of poor farmers in Shanxi province and to ease strains on the environment caused by traditional agricultural practices.
17 Dec 2009
ADB will invest $15 million to support clean energy projects in the Greater Mekong Subregion and South Asia through the Mekong Brahmaputra Clean Development Fund.
14 Dec 2009
Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province in the People's Republic of China, will receive a $150 million ADB loan to help set up a sustainable urban transport system that will reduce transport time and costs, and cut harmful emissions of greenhouse gases.
9 Dec 2009
Indigenous peoples' hold on communal lands and resources in Asia is under pressure, although national and international laws and safeguard policies provide a platform for them to claim their ancestral land rights, according to a new ADB-funded publication.
24 Nov 2009
Low-lying Pacific island countries, which are among the most vulnerable in the world to climate change, are stepping up efforts to counter the threats posed by rising sea levels and extreme weather events.
9 Nov 2009
The People's Republic of China is moving to develop secondary towns and cities to help stem the flow of rural migrants into larger centers, which has caused a sharp urban-rural income gap and put pressure on the environment.
23 Oct 2009
ADB is helping the People's Republic of China protect some of its most endangered animals and plants, while providing sustainable job opportunities for residents in the Qinling Mountains - one of the country's most biologically diverse regions.
19 Oct 2009
ADB and the World Wide Fund for Nature are seeking to strengthen their partnership toward the sustainable management of natural resources in the Asia and Pacific region.
1 Oct 2009
An ecologically significant lake in the Kyrgyz Republic will benefit from a water supply and sanitation services improvement project to be funded by ADB.
30 Jul 2009
ADB is assisting the six member-countries of the Coral Triangle Initiative strengthen coastal and marine ecosystems management through a $2.3-million technical assistance.
20 Jul 2009
ADB Board of Directors today approved a Safeguard Policy Statement that will strengthen protections already in place to avoid or minimize the adverse impacts of ADB-supported projects on the environment and affected people.
4 May 2009
With the Asia and Pacific region hit hard by the global economic crisis, the region must rebalance growth, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda today told the opening session of the 42nd Annual Meeting in Bali, Indonesia.
27 Apr 2009
Southeast Asia, one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate change, faces a poorer future unless global warming is controlled, says a new ADB study.
13 Apr 2009
ADB has appointed a new Chair, Rusdian Lubis, to the Compliance Review Panel, a body that helps address the concerns of people affected by ADB-assisted projects.