Work Program and Budget Framework, 2020–2022

Institutional Document | October 2019

The Work Program and Budget Framework, 2020–2022 (WPBF) describes the indicative projection of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) operations, strategic priorities, institutional reforms, and indicative staff resources and budget requirements. It focuses on the implementation of Strategy 2030 which sets the direction for ADB’s efforts to respond effectively to the changing needs of Asia and the Pacific.

During 2020–2022, ADB’s total sovereign and nonsovereign commitments are projected to be $66.4 billion, a 7% increase from the $61.8 billion projected under the previous WPBF, 2019–2021 and 22% higher than the actual commitments of $54.5 billion in 2016–2018.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Projected Commitments, 2020–2022
  • Strategic Priorities, 2020–2022
  • Institutional Reforms, 2020–2022
  • Staff Resources and Budget Requirement
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • Managing for Development Results (MfDR)

Subscribe to our monthly digest of latest ADB publications.

Follow ADB Publications on social media.