ADB provides steadfast assistance in improving key road corridors and livelihoods in southern Tajikistan. The assistance includes training activities for empowering the economic capacity of women living near the project roads using a mobile app. Such a comprehensive approach is expected to demonstrate the synergetic effects and eventually contribute to strengthening the region's economic platform.
ADB-GEF projects in oceans, nature-based solutions, electric mobility, and climate resilience have contributed to ADB’s expanding ambition on climate change and nature-positive investments.
For almost four decades, the Government of Japan has partnered with ADB to support efforts in helping vulnerable communities across Asia and the Pacific. Find out how the bank's largest financing partner in the water sector is helping strengthen water security for all in the region.
Improving the rural road network in Sri Lanka is crucial to the country’s economic and social development. More than 80% of the country’s population lives in rural communities. ADB’s Integrated Road Investment Program (iRoad) is helping improve transport efficiency and connect rural communities with socioeconomic centers to boost agricultural productivity, employment, and economic growth in rural areas.
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected many of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. With many governments under severe resource constraints, civil society organizations (CSOs) have often played a critical role in filling social assistance gaps. In Mongolia, ADB is working with CSOs to provide alternative livelihood programs for families and communities affected by the pandemic. Read their stories in this photo essay.