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Country Planning Documents | 17 Feb 2021
Pakistan: Country Operations Business Plan (2021-2023)
The country operations business plan (COBP) for Pakistan, 2021–2023 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is consistent with its country partnership strategy for Pakistan, 2021–2025.
Reports | 01 Feb 2021
Impact of COVID-19 on CAREC Aviation and Tourism
This study of the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the aviation industry in Central Asia Regional Cooperation (CAREC) countries finds opportunities for reform and restructuring to facilitate fast recovery.
Policies, Strategies, and Plans | 29 Jan 2021
CAREC Gender Strategy 2030
The CAREC Gender Strategy 2030 provides a regional approach to improving gender mainstreaming and strengthening the equal access of men and women to economic opportunities in five operational clusters.
Reports | 29 Jan 2021
Constructing Purchasing Power Parities Using a Reduced Information Approach: A Research Study
This publication presents a cost-effective “reduced information” approach for estimating purchasing power parities (PPPs).
Board Documents | 27 Jan 2021
Chair’s Summary - Country Partnership Strategy: Pakistan, 2021-2025 - Lifting Growth, Building Resilience, Increasing Competitiveness
This document summarizes the discussion of the meeting of the ADB Board of Directors held on 27 January 2021 discussing the Country Partnership Strategy for Pakistan, 2021-2025 - Lifting Growth, Building Resilience, Increasing Competitiveness.
Papers and Briefs | 27 Jan 2021
Optimization of Canal Management Based on Irrigation Performance Analysis Using Satellite Measurements
This brief discusses how remote sensing and satellite imagery were used for irrigation evaluation at the Lower Bari Doab Canal in Punjab, Pakistan. It identifies solutions to maximize the delivery of scarce water resources in irrigation systems.
The remote sensing-based decision support system provides insight into irrigation requirements and potential water distribution improvements at the at the Lower Bari Doab Canal. The study presented in the brief highlights the potential of the system as a tool for improving irrigation management, monitoring, evaluation, and productivity.
Reports | 26 Jan 2021
Corporate Governance in South Asia: Trends and Challenges
This report analyzes four core areas of corporate governance in South Asia in light of global trends and best practices. It assesses the necessary regulatory preconditions for strong financial and economic development.
Country Planning Documents | 31 Dec 2020
Pakistan: Country Partnership Strategy (2021–2025)
The country partnership strategy (CPS), 2021–2025 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Pakistan responds to the economic and social challenges thrown up by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, and supports the country in addressing its persistent structural challenges. It fully aligns with the Government of Pakistan’s development strategy, ADB’s Strategy 2030, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Reports | 29 Dec 2020
Strengthening Cross-Border Community Collaboration in the CAREC Region: A Scoping Study
This report analyzes cross-border community collaboration among Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member countries and identifies opportunities for inclusive and sustainable socioeconomic development in border regions.
Brochures and Flyers | 16 Dec 2020
Pakistan’s River Ravi Eco-Revitalization Master Plan: A Road Map to Rescue and Revitalize the River Ravi and Its Tributaries
This brochure summarizes an eco-revitalization master plan for the River Ravi in Pakistan, which aims to address decades of deterioration due to inadequate management, rapid urbanization, and severe pollution.