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ADB Lowers Developing Asia Growth Outlook as Global Risks Mount

ADB again lowered its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia and the Pacific, amid mounting challenges.

ADB Lowers Developing Asia Growth Outlook as Global Risks Mount

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26 Sep 2022 | News from Country Offices

$50 Million ADB Program to Diversify Economy, Create Jobs in Kyrgyz Republic

ADB has approved a $50 million project to help the Kyrgyz Republic diversify its economy to improve growth and make the country more resilient to external shocks.

26 Sep 2022 | Video

55th ADB Annual Meeting (2nd Stage): Women in the Green Economy - Integrating gender equality in building a sustainable future for all

Panelists in this session of the 55th ADB Annual Meeting explored policies and programs that support women in entering the green economy, and women-led initiatives on climate change.

26 Sep 2022 | Video

55th ADB Annual Meeting (2nd Stage): From Pandemic to Recovery - Ideas for Change in Asia and the Pacific

In a frank and engaging conversation with international broadcast journalist Zeinab Badawi, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa offered his vision and ideas for change towards a better, greener, more sustainable, and resilient Asia and the Pacific.

23 Sep 2022 | Video

Asian Impact Webinar 52: Asian Development Outlook 2022 Update Launch

Developing Asia is recovering but faces multiple challenges amid a darkened outlook. What do these headwinds mean for the region’s economic prospects?


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Does Corruption Discourage Entrepreneurship?

Blog Entry | 23 September 2022

Does Corruption Discourage Entrepreneurship?

In economies where government officials can be bribed, or other acts of corruption undertaken to start a business or innovate, entrepreneurship is less likely to thrive.   

Your Questions Answered: How Will Interest Rate Hikes by the Fed Affect Asia?

Blog Entry | 21 September 2022

Your Questions Answered: How Will Interest Rate Hikes by the Fed Affect Asia?

ADB economists Matteo Lanzafame, Yuho Myoda, Irfan Qureshi and Arief Ramayandi answer questions about the impact on Asia of rising interest rates, based on their research for the Asian Development Outlook 2022 Update.      

Your Questions Answered: How Can Asia Manage its Growing Population of Older Workers?

Blog Entry | 19 September 2022

Your Questions Answered: How Can Asia Manage its Growing Population of Older Workers?

ADB economists Aiko Kikkawa and Raymond Gaspar answer questions about the role of older people in the Asian job market, based on research for their recent paper published in the Journal of Population Ageing.


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01 Dec 2022 | Online

ADBI 25th Anniversary Celebration: Strategies for Developing Asia’s Future

This event will highlight ADBI’s knowledge contribution and next steps to help developing Asia and the Pacific address sustainability challenges and accelerating socioeconomic transition.

08 Nov 2022 | Online

1st Asia-Pacific Housing Conference: Making Housing Affordable, Inclusive, and Resilient

The Asia-Pacific Housing Conference on 8-9 November 2022, a flagship event of ADB, is a platform for the key stakeholders to learn from past and ongoing interventions in the housing sector.

31 Oct 2022 | Online

Asia-Australia Online Short Course: Digital Technologies for a Climate Resilient Water Sector

The Asia-Australia Online Short Course: Digital Technologies for a Climate Resilient Water Sector starting 31 October 2022 aims to build the capacity in the use of technology to improve water management, water security and resilience.

25 Oct 2022 | Enterprise Ireland’s Headquarters in East Point Business Park, Dublin

Business Opportunities Seminar 2022 with Ireland

A face-to-face business opportunities seminar for Ireland, in cooperation with ADB, will be conducted on 25 October 2022.


 

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