Asian Development Bank

The Impact of Trade Conflict

The effects of trade conflict between the United States and the People’s Republic of China will be felt across developing Asia, according to a new ADB working paper.

The Impact of Trade Conflict

Private Sector Financing

Private investment is key to Asia’s prosperity. ADB works with private sector clients to empower communities in many ways—like building the infrastructure they need, boosting farmer incomes, and delivering clean energy supplies.

Publication

Realizing the Potential of Public–Private Partnerships to Advance Asia’s Infrastructure Development

This publication shows how public–private partnerships (PPPs) can be effective to meet Asia’s growing infrastructure needs.

Video

New Airport Terminal Puts Philippine City of Cebu on the International Tourism Map

A new terminal building in the Cebu-Mactan airport, is helping the city of Cebu in the Philippines position itself as a domestic and international tourism hub.

ADB in the Capital Markets

A leading triple-A borrower in the international markets, ADB raises funds regularly through bond issues in international and domestic capital markets, reflecting strong credit fundamentals and conservative financial policies.

Institutional Document

Investor Presentation

The ADB Investor Presentation provides an overview of the Asian Development Bank, its operations, and other information relevant to prospective investors.

Publication

ADB Green Bonds Newsletter and Impact Report 2017

ADB green bonds support mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to consequences of climate change, while delivering environmentally sustainable growth.

In the Spotlight: Gender and Development

Gender equality needs to be pursued in its own right for a just and equal society, and for better development outcomes - inclusive growth, faster poverty reduction and Sustainable Development Goals.

Institutional Document

Georgia: Country Gender Assessment

This publication provides a gender analysis of socioeconomic areas and issues in Georgia and for the Asian Development Bank’s operations in Georgia.

Institutional Document

Uzbekistan Country Gender Assessment: Update

This publication contains a comprehensive analysis of the socioeconomic aspects of gender equality in Uzbekistan.

Institutional Document

Kazakhstan Country Gender Assessment

This publication develops a strategic focus for integrating gender concerns into programs and operations of the Asian Development Bank in Kazakhstan.

In the Spotlight: Gender and Development

Gender equality needs to be pursued in its own right for a just and equal society, and for better development outcomes - inclusive growth, faster poverty reduction and Sustainable Development Goals.

Video

Women Entrepreneurs Are Agents of Growth in Armenia's SME Sector

Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises play a critical role in the empowerment and economic freedom of women in Armenia, who are increasingly becoming agents of growth for the country's economy.

Publication

ADB Gender Bond 2018

This investor brief update highlights ADB’s first gender bond issued in 2017 and projects that promote gender equality in Pakistan and the People’s Republic of China.

Blog Entry

Turning Mongolia orange: Behavior change communication against domestic violence

A domestic violence hotline is helping Mongolian women see a brighter future without violence against them.

Together We Deliver

Through 10 stories, a look at successful and innovative partnerships between ADB and its developing member countries.

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Project Result / Case Study

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Improving Lives and Saving Forests

In the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, a community is creating new products without damaging the environment, empowering women in the process.

Project Result / Case Study

Mongolia: The Road to Prosperity

In what was once an isolated province in western Mongolia, a road project that links the country to the People’s Republic of China and the Russian Federation is changing lives for the better.

Together We Deliver

Through 10 stories, a look at successful and innovative partnerships between ADB and its developing member countries.

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Pakistan: Responding to Disaster with Partnership

When an unprecedented disaster struck Pakistan, ADB joined with other partners to provide lasting solutions.

Project Result / Case Study

People's Republic of China: Cleaner Urban Transport for Clearer Skies

In the People’s Republic of China, cities are using innovative financing to modernize their public transport systems, clean the air, and decongest roads.

Project Result / Case Study

People’s Republic of China: Building Roads that Help Small Towns in Yunnan Province

A project in Yunnan Province helped bring the People’s Republic of China closer to its neighbors and drive local development.

Together We Deliver

Through 10 stories, a look at successful and innovative partnerships between ADB and its developing member countries.

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Samoa: Rebounding Together from Dual Crises

Samoa was hit by a devastating tsunami at the same time as it was suffering from the effects of the global financial crisis. The country’s partnership with ADB was a critical factor in recovering from the twin disasters.

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Uzbekistan: Helping Women One Small Loan at a Time

In Uzbekistan, a project that lends money to small businesses, with a focus on helping women entrepreneurs, is having a broad societal impact.

Project Result / Case Study

Viet Nam: A Dream Fulfilled in the Remote Mountains

A partnership between Viet Nam and ADB is helping the country’s poorest children get into school and stay until graduation.

Together We Deliver

Through 10 stories, a look at successful and innovative partnerships between ADB and its developing member countries.

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Project Result / Case Study

Bangladesh: Throwing a Lifeline to Small Businesses

A partnership between Bangladesh and ADB provided loans to rural and women-owned businesses that struggled to access the credit needed to expand their operations.

Project Result / Case Study

India: Harvesting the Results of a Reliable Power Supply in Madhya Pradesh

In central India, ADB and the government partnered to bring an innovative solution to the long-standing problem of an unreliable power supply.

Research

Economic research and statistical work contributes to knowledge generation in ADB and help strengthen its institutional priorities and effectiveness of country operations.

ADB Data Library

The ADB Data Library is the central store for all of ADB's public data. Browse data, view visualizations and interact with APIs.