The impacts of climate change, including slow and sudden onset weather events, are reducing the ability of countries to meet their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a report released by ADB, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and UNDP.
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The Asian Development Fund: Meeting Asia and the Pacific’s Most Urgent Need
For over 50 years, the Asian Development Fund has helped fight poverty in the region. From being the world's poorest region, Asia and the Pacific has become one of the key engines of global growth.
As ADB's largest Special Fund and ADB's main source of grants, the ADF remains critical to building resilience and sustainability in ADB's poorest and most vulnerable DMCs.
Data and Statistics ADB's Data and Statistics
Data and statistical analysis in the Asia and Pacific region contributes to knowledge generation in ADB, helping strengthen its institutional priorities and operational effectiveness in its developing member countries.
ADB Climate Financing
ADB committed $9.8 billion in climate finance from its own resources last year—$5.5 billion for mitigation and $4.3 billion for adaptation—a more than 46% increase on its 2022 climate financing commitments.
Adaptation financing is critical in Asia and the Pacific which is experiencing more extreme heat, droughts, and heavy rains, but where investments in adaptation remain a fraction of what is required.
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KIDB is ADB's central statistical database for macroeconomic and social indicators from across Asia and the Pacific.
AsianBondsOnline is a one-stop source of information on bond markets in emerging East Asia.
Featured Publications and Documents ADB's Publications and Documents
ADB focuses on sectors and themes that align with the commitment to eradicate poverty. The Bank’s work also spans across several development goals and cross-cutting initiatives.