Emergency Assistance in Bangladesh
The influx of more than 700,000 people from Myanmar’s Rakhine State into Cox’s Bazar District in neighboring Bangladesh in August 2017 created a humanitarian crisis. Joining concerted international efforts, ADB quickly mobilized ADF grant funding of $100 million to help ensure this emergency situation did not escalate further.
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.
Cassava Recipe for Farming Success in Bangladesh
ADB's partnership with food company PRAN-RFL helps expand contract farming, make cassava an attractive crop, and build the agribusiness sector.