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ADB Approves $165 Million Loan for COVID-19 Vaccines in Nepal

The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan of $165 million for the Government of Nepal to purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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23 Jul 2021 | Video

ADB Webinar: ADB's Development Effectiveness in 2020 - Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The webinar highlighted ADB’s efforts to meet clients' COVID-19 response needs while supporting long-term priorities including climate change, gender equality, and the needs of the poorest people and countries in the region.

22 Jul 2021 | News Release

ADB Calls for Just, Equitable Transition Toward Net Zero in Asia and Pacific

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa today called for countries in Asia and the Pacific to take bold action to address climate change while ensuring fair and equitable economic growth amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

22 Jul 2021 | News Release

ADB Approves $165 Million Loan for COVID-19 Vaccines in Nepal

The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan of $165 million for the Government of Nepal to purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

21 Jul 2021 | Video

Linking People and Goods in Tajikistan

For Tajikistan, a landlocked country in the Central Asia, connectivity is essential for economic growth. ADB has helped to improve national highways and cross border systems to strengthen the transport network in the country.


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Blog Entry | 20 Jul 2021

Small businesses can help drive a green recovery from the pandemic

Small and medium-sized enterprises make up more than 96% of all Asian businesses. Their survival and resilience is essential for a green recovery.

Blog Entry | 15 Jul 2021

Viet Nam’s public-private partnership law is up and running. What’s next?

Despite significant gains in the last decade, Viet Nam’s infrastructure lags regional peers such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Partnering with the private sector will help close the gap.

Blog Entry | 16 Jul 2021

How SDG bonds can accelerate a green recovery from the pandemic

We’ll need innovative solutions and new ways of thinking to bridge the financing gap and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals after the pandemic. SDG Accelerator Bonds could be a good start.


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15 Sep 2021 | Online, 3:15-5:15 p.m., Manila time (GMT+8)

Virtual Business Opportunities Seminar 2021 with United Kingdom - Transport and Energy

A virtual business opportunities seminar for the UK focusing on transport and energy sectors will be conducted by ADB on 15 September 2021.

09 Sep 2021 | Online, 3:00 p.m., SGT

Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program Awards

Join us in a virtual presentation of the awards, along with a magic show and other entertainment as we acknowledge our leading partner banks’ contribution to supporting trade in Asia and the Pacific.

08 Sep 2021 | Online, 3:15-5:15 p.m., Manila time (GMT+8)

Virtual Business Opportunities Seminar 2021 with United Kingdom - Education and Health

A virtual business opportunities seminar for the UK focusing on education and health sectors will be conducted by ADB on 8 September 2021.

07 Sep 2021 | Online via Zoom, 1:30-4:00 p.m. (Manila time)

Regional Conference on Health and Socioeconomic Well-Being of Older Persons in Developing Asia: Role of Individual and Household Data

The regional conference aims to bring together experts and discuss the state of knowledge on the well-being of older persons.


 

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22 Jul 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

内河航运为中国湖南省提供可持续交通

29 Jun 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

Empowering women in public service in Lao PDR

15 Jun 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

Energy flows where attention goes: European expertise in Pakistan


 

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