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ADB Lowers 2021 Growth Outlook for Developing Asia to 7.2%

"Asia and the Pacific's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues, although the path remains precarious amid renewed outbreaks, new virus variants, and an uneven vaccine rollout." ADB Chief Economist Yasuyuki Sawada

Publication | 16 Jul 2021

COVID-19 and Water in Asia and the Pacific: Guidance Note

This guidance note assesses how the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the water sector in Asia and the Pacific and what can be done to drive its recovery and rejuvenation.

Blog Entry | 20 Jul 2021

Small businesses can help drive a green recovery from the pandemic

Small and medium-sized enterprises make up more than 96% of all Asian businesses. Their survival and resilience is essential for a green recovery.

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News Release | 22 Jul 2021

ADB Calls for Just, Equitable Transition Toward Net Zero in Asia and Pacific

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa called for countries in Asia and the Pacific to take bold action to address climate change while ensuring fair and equitable economic growth amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Blog Entry | 08 Jul 2021

Climate change impacts in Asia are essentially a water story

Water is critical for sustaining all aspects of life and it is at the center of our need to better understand and address the impacts of climate change.


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