With girls in Mongolia spending more time online and falling prey to cyber harassment, an ADB technical assistance is providing digital and crowdsourcing approaches to prevent new forms of gender-based violence, increase reporting, and hold predators accountable.
To enhance inland water transport in People's Republic of China’s Hunan Province, ADB helped finance the construction of a navigation–cum–hydropower complex, an inland port, and landing stations in remote rural areas.
ADB's support for Lao PDR’s Health Sector Governance Program helped the government move toward its goal of universal health care by 2025 and improved delivery of health services, particularly for the poor, women, and children.
ADB’s European Representative Office works with the bank’s 17 European member countries to facilitate the application of European expertise to ADB projects in developing member countries, such as the Balakot Hydropower Development Project in Pakistan.
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained global food systems and processes, affecting both food supply and demand. ADB is helping build a resilient agribusiness sector through its work with the private sector.