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ADB Partners with John Keells Holdings to Boost Food Value Chains and Farm Livelihoods in Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank entered into an agreement to invest up to $80 million in John Keells Holdings PLC to boost the country’s food value chain and promote economic growth and job creation.

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21 Jan 2022 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides $10 Million Grant to Tonga Following Devastating Tsunami

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $10 million (around 22.68 million pa’anga) grant to the Government of Tonga to assist with early recovery and relief efforts and help restore life-sustaining services following...

21 Jan 2022 | Video

Comprehensive ADB Support to India’s Fight Against COVID-19

ADB is working closely with the Government of India to help fight COVID-19. To support the country’s economic recovery, ADB is expanding its assistance to protect small businesses, promote health care, education and infrastructure development.

21 Jan 2022 | Video

Asian Impact Webinar 38: ADB’s Knowledge Journey - The Role of Research and Collaboration

Asia’s policymakers need innovative solutions to solve their development problems. How can research from ADB and ADB Institute help bring about a future in the region that is prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable?

19 Jan 2022 | Video

ADB European Representative Office: Connecting Europe to Asia and the Pacific

ADB’s European Representative Office (ERO) has been vital in promoting and strengthening partnerships between Europe and Asia and the Pacific. Through the ERO, ADB engages 17 member countries in contributing to the development of Asia-Pacific.

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Blog Entry | 17 Dec 2021

The Pandemic has Left Millions in Asia Struggling for Food

COVID-19 has resulted in broad impacts on food security in Asia. Policymakers must respond quickly and aggressively to these challenges to avert long-term damage from this emerging crisis.

Blog Entry | 14 Dec 2021

The World’s Struggling Supply Chains Need Greater Transparency to Speed Recovery

Greater transparency is required to make global trade and supply chains more reliable and to ensure sustainability and social standards are met. But that is easier said than done.

Blog Entry | 15 Dec 2021

How the Pandemic Changed the Way We Think About Quality Jobs

The discourse on quality jobs and decent work has changed since the onset of the pandemic. This transition has provided key insights and policy implications.

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12 Jul 2022 | ADBI, Tokyo

ADBI-Yale University Conference on Enabling Gender-Sensitive COVID Recovery in Asia

This conference will examine women’s economic engagement during the COVID pandemic and policy responses for promoting gender-equitable recovery in Asia.

02 May 2022 | Colombo, Sri Lanka

55th ADB Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

ADB and the Government of Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 29 September 2021 for Sri Lanka to host the 2022 Annual Meeting in Colombo from 2 to 5 May. Read more.

23 Mar 2022 | Online

Virtual Workshop on Low-Carbon Cooling

This workshop will spotlight new policy research on addressing climate-friendly cooling needs in developing Asian countries.

02 Mar 2022 | Online

ADBI-ADB-KDI Conference on Effective Public Debt Management and Fiscal Sustainability in the Post-COVID-19 Era

This virtual conference will feature new research on public debt management and fiscal sustainability in the post COVID-19 era, with a focus on Asia and the Pacific.


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