12 Things to Know
Twelve important facts about development issues.
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12 Ways ADB is Climate-Proofing Transport in the Pacific
The remoteness of the Asian Development Bank’s Pacific developing member countries (DMCs) makes connectivity one of the region’s highest development priorities.
The High-Level Technology (HLT) Fund: 12 Things to Know
The High-Level Technology Fund supports innovative technologies and integrated solutions to improve project impact and develop technological capability in ADB's developing member countries.
The ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF): 12 Things to Know
The ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility provides funds to boost sustainable economic recovery in Southeast Asia.
South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Program: 12 Things to Know
Rapid economic growth and a young population set the stage for deeper regional cooperation and integration in South Asia.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): 12 Things to Know
Here are 12 things to know about the economic potential of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
12 Things to Know: Food Security in Asia and the Pacific
16 October is World Food Day, and this year’s theme is “Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.” Here are 12 things to know about food security in Asia and the Pacific.
Youth and the SDGs: 12 Things to Know
Young people will play a crucial role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): 12 Things to Know
GDP is the “big number” when it comes to tracking the size and growth of an economy.
Infrastructure Development in Asia: 12 Things to Know
Developing countries in Asia and the Pacific need to invest $26 trillion in infrastructure from 2016 to 2030.
Fragile States in the Pacific: 12 Things to Know
Assisting these fragile states requires new and innovative thinking, according to the ADB publication Mapping Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations in Asia and the Pacific: The ADB Experience