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ADB Approves $1.5 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccines in India

The Asian Development Bank today approved a $1.5 billion loan to help the Government of India purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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29 Nov 2021 | Video

ADB and Philippine Government Partnership for Pandemic Healing

In March 2021, ADB approved a $400 million loan to help finance the Philippine government’s purchases of COVID-19 vaccines. The loan was the first to be approved and disbursed under ADB’s $9 billion Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility.

29 Nov 2021 | Article

Food Inflation and Food and Nutrition Security Situation in Developing Asia During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The pandemic, inducing higher food prices and reduced incomes, makes the goal of eradicating hunger even more challenging.

29 Nov 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB Approves $125 Million for Water Supply and Sanitation in Uttarakhand, India

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (29 November 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $125 million loan to improve access to quality water supply and sanitation services in Uttarakhand, India.

26 Nov 2021 | News Release

ADB Announces Support for Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

The Asian Development Bank has declared its support for the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, reaffirming its commitment to building a more resilient financial system, increasing transparency, and safeguarding against...

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Blog Entry | 05 Nov 2021

How Carbon Pricing Can Drive Green Recovery and Growth

Carbon pricing – the cost of the damage caused by climate change – can be an important part of a broader climate policy that creates incentives to reduce emissions.

Blog Entry | 29 Oct 2021

Methane: A Deadly Climate Problem with a Simple Solution

Waste-to-energy projects, particularly those dealing with the methane produced from landfills, are critical for addressing climate change.

Blog Entry | 26 Oct 2021

How Asia’s Cities Can Become More Livable After the Pandemic

Asia’s cities must become greener, more inclusive, more competitive, and more resilient to build forward better and be better places to live.

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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.

19 Dec 2021 | online

ADB Business Opportunities Seminar - Bangladesh 2021

The seminar to be held virtually on 19 December 2021 is a one-stop forum for consultants, contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers looking to provide goods and services for ADB funded projects in Bangladesh.

09 Dec 2021 | online, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Manila time (GMT+8)

International Financial Institutions Water and Energy Sectors Business Opportunities Seminar in Southeast Asia (IFI BOS)

The International Financial Institutions Business Opportunities Seminar on 9 December 2021 will focus on energy and water-related procurement opportunities in Southeast Asia.

09 Dec 2021 | Online

Virtual Conference on Asian Economic Integration in the Post-Pandemic World

This ADBI-Chulalongkorn University virtual conference will discuss COVID-19’s impacts on trade, investment and financial markets in Asia and measures for building post-pandemic economic integration.


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