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ADB Lowers Growth Forecast for Developing Asia Amid Global Gloom

ADB has lowered its economic growth forecasts for developing Asia and the Pacific amid a worsened global outlook.

ADB Lowers Growth Forecast for Developing Asia Amid Global Gloom

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27 Jan 2023 | News from Country Offices

ADB, DSNG Sign Sustainability-Linked Loan to Support Rural Livelihoods and Agroforestry in Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (27 January 2023) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $15 million loan facility with PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) to help the company expand sustainable wood processing, rural livelihood development, and climate-resil

27 Jan 2023 | News Release

ADB Ranks Highly in New Development Finance Institutions Transparency Index

ADB has been rated the most transparent development finance institution for sovereign operations and in the top three for private sector operations in a newly launched DFI Transparency Index.

27 Jan 2023 | News Release

$500 Million ADB Loan to Support Philippine Agriculture Sector Reforms

ADB has approved a $500 million policy-based loan to help the Government of the Philippines expand economic opportunities in agriculture while ensuring near to long-term food security for the population.

26 Jan 2023 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides $4 Million Loan to CARD to Expand Microfinance Access for Women in the Philippines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has disbursed a $4 million loan to the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD), Inc. (A Microfinance NGO), to expand lending to low-income borrowers, especially women, in the Philippines. 


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Microfinance Survived the Pandemic but Challenges Lie Ahead

Blog Entry | 19 January 2023

Microfinance Survived the Pandemic but Challenges Lie Ahead

The right actions by microfinance institutions and governments can ensure a promising outlook for microfinance in Asia this year.

How the Dollar-A-Day Poverty Line Changed International Development

Blog Entry | 16 January 2023

How the Dollar-A-Day Poverty Line Changed International Development

Over three decades ago, economic researcher Martin Ravallion and his colleagues found a way to identify and quantify the world’s poorest people with an international poverty line that continues to guide policies to this day.

Five Ways to Fund the Philippines’ Fight against Climate Change

Blog Entry | 13 December 2022

Five Ways to Fund the Philippines’ Fight against Climate Change

How to finance action against climate change was a key topic at the United Nations COP27 Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh. For the Philippines, on the front lines of the global climate emergency, it is a make-or-break question.  


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09 Mar 2023 | ADBI, Tokyo

ADBI-Yale University Conference on Gender-Sensitive Economic Recovery and Resilience in Asia

This conference will spotlight new research on gender and economic opportunities in Asia and the Pacific, with a focus on gender-sensitive COVID-19 recovery and resilience building against future shocks.

06 Mar 2023 | Online

Virtual Conference on Sustainable Finance for Asia’s Net Zero Transition

This virtual conference will feature new research on sustainable finance and mobilizing private capital to achieve climate goals on net zero carbon emissions, with a focus on Asia.

28 Feb 2023 | Courtyard by Marriott, Bangkok, Thailand

Community Resilience Partnership Program (CRPP) Partnership Forum 2023

The first CRPP Partnership Forum on 28 February-1 March 2023 will discuss what role poverty reduction programs play in building climate resilience.

27 Feb 2023 | University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia

International Conference on Achieving Ocean Equity: Innovative, Fair, Inclusive, and Sustainable Strategies and Blue Impact Investments

This conference will address ocean equity challenges and explore innovative, inclusive, and sustainable policy solutions for Small Island Developing States and coastal countries.


 

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