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New ADB Energy Policy to Support Energy Access and Low-Carbon Transition in Asia and Pacific

The Asian Development Bank has approved a new energy policy to support universal access to reliable and affordable energy services, while promoting the low-carbon transition in Asia and the Pacific.

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20 Oct 2021 | News Release

New ADB Energy Policy to Support Energy Access and Low-Carbon Transition in Asia and Pacific

The Asian Development Bank has approved a new energy policy to support universal access to reliable and affordable energy services, while promoting the low-carbon transition in Asia and the Pacific.

19 Oct 2021 | Video

Climatic Episode 2.1: Electric Mobility Talk Show

The latest ADB Ventures Climatic talk show takes a close look at the booming Asia Pacific EV market and its potential to help the region achieve net-zero carbon emissions.

19 Oct 2021 | Video

Asian Impact Webinar 34: Tackling Poverty and Inequality during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased poverty and widened inequalities. How are governments and the development community tackling these issues?

19 Oct 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides $10 Million Loan to Develop Affordable Housing Projects in Georgia

The Asian Development Bank and Optima LLC have signed a $10 million loan to develop affordable and sustainable residential housing developments in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi.


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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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18 Oct 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

Power to the Poor Scheme Empowers Rural Women in the Lao PDR

11 Oct 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

Mongolian Girls Brainstorm Solutions to Online Harassment

13 Aug 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

Rural Cambodians benefit from investments to combat climate change

22 Jul 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

内河航运为中国湖南省提供可持续交通


 

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