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10 Feb 2020 | Institutional Document
South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan 2016-2025 Update
This report reflects the changes in the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program’s operational plan for the period 2016–2025, in particular on priority projects resulting from a rigorous vetting process.
24 Dec 2019 | Publication
The Demographic Dividend in Bhutan: Taking Advantage of Transition
This policy brief discusses how Bhutan can maximize the benefits of its demographic transition, which is providing a larger working-age population and a lower dependency burden.
03 Dec 2019 | Publication
Borders without Barriers: Facilitating Trade in SASEC Countries
This book presents an analysis of the state of trade facilitation in member countries of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program.
03 Oct 2019 | Publication
Maritime Cooperation in SASEC: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation
This report explores how South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) countries can enhance maritime cooperation to boost international trade.
24 Sep 2019 | Institutional Document
Bhutan: Country Operations Business Plan (2020-2022)
The country operations business plan (COBP), 2020–2022 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Bhutan is consistent with ADB’s draft country partnership strategy, 2019–2023 for Bhutan, the Government’s priority areas articulated in the Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2018–2023), and operational priorities of ADB’s Strategy 2030.
13 Sep 2019 | Institutional Document
Country Partnership Strategy: Bhutan, 2019–2023—Fostering Diversification and Reducing Disparities
This document summarizes the discussion of the meeting of the ADB Board of Directors held on 13 September 2019 discussing the endorsement of the country partnership strategy (CPS), 2019–2023 for Bhutan.
31 Aug 2019 | Institutional Document
Bhutan: Country Partnership Strategy (2019–2023)
This Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) defines ADB's strategic approach in Bhutan for 2019–2023.
31 Jul 2019 | Publication
The Social Protection Indicator for Asia: Assessing Progress
This publication provides updates on Social Protection Indicators of 24 countries in Asia, with an analysis of 2015 data on social protection programs.
19 Jul 2019 | Publication
Bhutan Vehicle Emission Reduction Road Map and Strategy, 2017–2025
This brief provides policy recommendations to reduce air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions in Bhutan’s transport sector.
16 Apr 2019 | Publication
Asian Development Bank and Bhutan: Fact Sheet
ADB’s support to Bhutan reflects a strong emphasis on renewable energy production, transport connectivity, and key urban infrastructure projects.