Development Effectiveness Country Briefs
The Development Effectiveness Country Briefs present how ADB's operations help improve people's lives in developing member countries and the challenges ADB and the countries face in pursuing agreed development goals. They complement the annual Development Effectiveness Review in reporting on ADB's performance using the ADB Results Framework indicators. The Development Effectiveness Review reports on corporate performance while the briefs focus on country-level performance.
Nepal: Development Effectiveness Country Brief
ADB began providing assistance to Nepal in 1968. As of 31 December 2006, Nepal received loans amounting to $2.25 billion, grant projects at $83.9 million, and technical assistance projects at $121.3 million.
Maldives: Country Effectiveness Country Brief
ADB has provided 17 loan projects to Maldives corresponding to a total approved amount of $101.3 million since 1981.
Kyrgyz Republic: Development Effectiveness Country Brief
ADB has been the second largest development partner of the Kyrgyz Republic since it became a member, with 26 loans and 4 grants for project financing, 66 technical assistance grants, and 7 Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction grants.
Bhutan: Development Effectiveness Country Brief
Between 1995 and 2006, ADB provided loans and grants to Bhutan amounting to $76.07 million, of which $25.65 million and $15.33 million went to energy and transport projects. These two sectors were main beneficiaries of ADB assistance.
Greater Mekong Subregion: Development Effectiveness Brief
As of 31 December 2006, ADB has extended about $1.92 billion loans to the Greater Mekong Subregion Program for 28 projects. GMS governments and development partners have also provided about $2.2 billion and $2.7 billion for these projects.
Tajikistan: Development Effectiveness Country Brief
As of 30 June 2007, ADB's cumulative net lending to Tajikistan was $304 million. ADB assistance has been focused on rural development and on the transport, energy, and social sectors.
Bangladesh: Development Effectiveness Country Brief
ADB has been a leading development partner since Bangladesh became a member in 1973. As of 31 December 2006, cumulative public sector lending to Bangladesh amounted to $8.2 billion.