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Guides | 12 Sep 2017
Improving Lives of Rural Communities Through Developing Small Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems
Case studies highlight experiences of six pilot projects on the development of small hybrid renewable energy systems in Asian rural areas and small isolated islands.
Country Planning Documents | 12 Jul 2017
Maldives: Country Operations Business Plan (2018-2020)
The country operations business plan (COBP), 2018-2020 for Maldives was prepared based on discussions held between the government and ADB regarding the development of the Greater Malé Region. The indicative pipeline of priority projects is based on a preliminary analysis of the government’s proposed projects, and detailed consultations with relevant government officials. This COBP extends the validity of the country partnership strategy (CPS) 2007−2011 until a new CPS is in place.
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.
Reports | 26 Apr 2017
South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Vision: Powering Asia in the 21st Century
Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, which have grown robustly in recent years, can tap each other’s strength to realize their potential of propelling Asia’s future growth.
Papers and Briefs | 07 Oct 2016
Improving Energy Efficiency in South Asia
Opportunities for energy efficiency in South Asian power systems exist mostly in the areas of operation of thermal power plants, electricity transmission and delivery systems and in demand management and conservation at the user-end.
Country Planning Documents | 03 Oct 2016
Maldives: 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 Maldives, as referred to in this document dated 3 October 2016.
Reports, Serials | 21 Sep 2016
A Comparative Analysis of Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific: 2016
This comparative analysis report analyzes the administrative frameworks, functions, and performance of 21 economies in Asia and the Pacific and shares important developments and trends in tax administration practice and performance.
Policies, Strategies, and Plans | 20 Sep 2016
South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan 2016–2025
The SASEC Operational Plan for 2016-2025 expands the program’s focus beyond intraregional cooperation to developing linkages with Southeast and East Asia, widening the scope of transport, trade facilitation, and energy cooperation.
Country Planning Documents | 19 Aug 2016
Maldives: Country Operations Business Plan (2017–2019)
The country operations business plan (COBP), 2017–2019 for Maldives includes an indicative pipeline of priority projects supporting the development of the Greater Male’ Region. The COBP, 2017–2019 will support development outcomes in energy, transportation, and public sector management.
Conference Proceedings | 23 Jun 2016
Going Beyond the Meter: Inclusive Energy Solutions in South Asia - Conference Report
This report presents highlights from the sub-regional conference held in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, on 11-12 April, 2016. 103 energy and social development practitioners and experts attended the event.