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ADB Raises 2019–2030 Climate Finance Ambition to $100 Billion

The Asian Development Bank has announced it is elevating its ambition to deliver climate financing to its developing member countries to $100 billion from 2019–2030. 

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18 Oct 2021 | News from Country Offices

$40 Million ADB Loan for Cambodia’s Financial Sector Development

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $40 million policy-based loan to support the Government of Cambodia’s efforts to expand access to credit among micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises and implement reforms...

15 Oct 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB, PNG Sign $325 Million Loan to Better Connect Remote Communities to Markets and Services

The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Papua New Guinea have signed a $325 million loan to help fund tranche 2 of the Sustainable Highlands Highway Investment Program, a key transport development connecting some...

15 Oct 2021 | Video

Power and Empower: Renewable Energy Investments in Indonesia are Helping Rural Women Expand Their Cassava Chips Business

ADB's renewable energy investments in Eastern Indonesia are helping local women in surrounding villages expand their small businesses through livelihood training.

15 Oct 2021 | News from Country Offices

Partnerships Vital to Greening of Growth in PRC, Says ADB Publication

Success in pursuing initiatives for greening of development in the People’s Republic of China rests largely on partnerships with various stakeholders, according to a new book launched today by the Asian Development Bank.

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Blog Entry | 24 Sep 2021

Did Internet Access Improve Economic Resilience During COVID-19?

Countries with better information and communication technology, particularly internet access, were able to do more activities online during the pandemic, which cushioned the adverse effect of COVID-19 on economic activity.

Blog Entry | 23 Sep 2021

COVID-19 is Boosting Inequality but Government Policies can Help

The pandemic has worsened inequality on many fronts. Pro-active macroeconomic policy combined with labor retraining programs and increased social protection are needed.

Blog Entry | 15 Sep 2021

Lower Birth Rates and an Aging Population Can Help Heal Asian Economies

Slowing population growth can have broad benefits for society, including enhancing the many ways that older citizens enrich our communities.

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31 Dec 2021 |

Call for Papers: ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award 2022

ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award aims to promote the application of innovative empirical research in economics to support evidence-based policies in addressing key development challenges in Asia and the Pacific.

01 Dec 2021 | Online

2021 ADBI Annual Conference: Climate Change Mitigation and Green Finance

The conference will explore the next steps for climate change mitigation and green finance policy in Asia and the Pacific.

30 Nov 2021 | Online

Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (ADB TA 9916)

This is an open call for the Solution Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's GMS Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program

24 Nov 2021 | Online

ADBI-APAEA Conference on COVID-19 and Central Banking in Asia and the Pacific

This virtual conference will feature new research examining monetary policy transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic,monetary policy spillovers and financial stability risks,monetary and fiscal policy coordination, and other related issues.


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