Mannar Island is a dry and barren peninsular in Sri Lanka’s arid zone where the climate holds great potential for renewable energy such as wind and solar power.
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.
Rooftops across Sri Lanka are harnessing solar power that is contributing to the country’s clean energy mix and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Kacific1, built with financing from ADB and its Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund, is a next generation satellite that is providing affordable internet connections to remote and far-flung communities in the Asia and Pacific region.
ADB and other partners launched a project in the Philippines using the graduation approach to provide poor and vulnerable households in Negros Occidental province with livelihoods.
A bus rapid transit system in Pakistan established with financing by ADB and Agence Française de Développement is improving lives in Peshawar, Pakistan.
The Government of Mongolia and ADB are implementing a $570.1 million project, including about $410 million in private sector investment, to turn Ulaanbaatar’s ger areas into affordable, low-carbon, climate-resilient, and livable eco-districts.
With over 600 islands spanning a total sea area of 3.1 million square kilometers and 65% of its population lives in coastal areas, Papua New Guinea (PNG) relies heavily on its network of coastal shipping services.
Rehabilitation of farmers-managed irrigation systems have provided efficient and reliable irrigation services raising agricultural productivity and food security.
Energy security is an ever-present concern for Tonga. To address the dual challenges of climate change and energy security, the Government of Tonga confirmed the Renewable Energy Act in 2008.