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Papers and Briefs | 06 Nov 2017
Structural Reform and Productivity Growth in Emerging Europe and Central Asia
This paper revisits the experience with economic growth, income convergence, and structural reforms in emerging Europe and Central Asia.
Reports | 25 Oct 2017
Harmonizing Electricity Laws in South Asia
This country analysis of the energy sector in South Asia enables understanding of the state of the legal and regulatory framework for energy trade and areas of reform.
Country Planning Documents | 06 Oct 2017
Afghanistan: Country Partnership Strategy (2017-2021)
This Country Partnership Strategy defines ADB's strategic approach in Afghanistan for 2017–2021 and focuses on achieving inclusive growth in a fragile and conflict-affected situation.
Guides | 28 Jun 2017
Lessons from ADB Transport Projects: Moving Goods, Connecting People, and Disseminating Knowledge
From in-country to cross-country connections, whether by land, air, or water, transport is a key ingredient that enables nations to achieve economic and social development goals.
Papers and Briefs | 16 May 2017
Growth Slowdowns, Middle-Income Trap, and Demographic Profile in South Asia
Investment in human capital is critical for innovation.
Policies, Strategies, and Plans | 22 Mar 2017
Afghanistan Transport Sector Master Plan Update (2017-2036)
The Transport Sector Master Plan Update is a guide for the government and donors in allocating and programming future funds to raise the efficiency of Afghanistan’s transport system.
Country Planning Documents | 07 Dec 2016
Afghanistan: Country Operations Business Plan, 2017–2019
The country operations business plan 2017–2019 for Afghanistan extends the priorities under the country partnership strategy 2009–2013 and the interim CPS 2014–2015.
The key strategic directions for the Asian Development Bank will continue to focus on infrastructure development in transport, energy, and agriculture and natural resources.
Financing Documents | 21 Nov 2016
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund: Major Change in Trust Fund
The following changes to the Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund (AITF) implementation arrangements, as described in the 2010 Board paper establishing the fund and amended in 2012, are proposed:
Reports | 15 Nov 2016
Mapping Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations in Asia and the Pacific: The ADB Experience
This study maps out the major weaknesses of each fragile situation on the latest country performance assessment exercises and identifies overall common issues that need special attention.
Country Planning Documents | 03 Oct 2016
Afghanistan: Amendments to Loan Agreements (Special Operations) and Financing Agreements (Special Operations)
To implement the designation of eligible Asian Development Fund (ADF) loans as concessional ordinary capital resources (OCR) loans following the approval of the ADF-OCR merger by ADB's Board of Governors, it is necessary to amend the respective Legal Agreements.
This letter agreement effective 1 January 2017 applies to the ADF loans made by ADB to Afghanistan, as referred to in this document dated 3 October 2016.