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Bangladesh and ADB

ADB is a leading multilateral development partner of Bangladesh in the energy, transport, and education sectors.

15 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB to Help Prevent and Control COVID-19 by Strengthening WASH+H Approach in Projects

ADB has approved a $2 million technical assistance grant to help select developing members prevent and control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by expanding and integrating water, sanitation, hygiene, and health...

10 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Increases Support for Power Distribution in Bangladesh

ADB has approved a $200 million loan as additional financing to the ongoing Bangladesh Power System Enhancement and Efficiency Improvement Project to further improve electricity distribution network in rural areas in the Khulna division.

08 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Approves Additional Financing to Help COVID-19 Affected Microenterprises in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $50 million loan to help restore the economic activities of microenterprises in Bangladesh, which have been severely affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

29 Sep 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Approves $160 Million Loan to Improve Sewerage System in Khulna, Bangladesh

ADB has approved a $160 million loan to establish a sustainable and inclusive sewerage system in Khulna, Bangladesh’s third-largest city and center of south–west economic corridor.


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19 Feb 2021 | Asian Development Blog

An innovative girls’ scholarship program in Bangladesh provides school re-opening lessons

Bangladesh not only kept girls in school but improved their lives on multiple levels with a simple, low-cost stipend program. It offers valuable insights for school systems around the world struggling with the pandemic. 

08 Feb 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Despite the pandemic, remittances have kept flowing home to Asia’s families

Strong remittance inflows should be used as an opportunity to strengthen the systems that help overseas workers and their families back at home.

18 Nov 2020 | Asian Development Blog

Coping with the pandemic in South Asia by making it easier to trade

The pandemic has underscored the importance of trade facilitation within South Asia and with the region’s neighbors.

30 Sep 2020 | Asian Development Blog

Flood risk and public health: An unlikely partnership in the fight against COVID-19

It is time to establish partnerships and expand to a whole-of-society approach to cope with the disasters and crises that are increasingly threatening developing countries.


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