Together We Deliver: 50 Stories of ADB's Partnerships in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | August 2017

This special edition of Together We Deliver tells 50 stories that highlight the importance of good partnerships in Asia and the Pacific in meeting the complex development challenges of our dynamic region.

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These stories illustrate how listening to our stakeholders and understanding their needs have allowed us to respond in ways that enable real progress and improve people’s lives. It takes the reader through 5 decades of history in our 40 developing member countries and explores 10 cross-cutting areas of work that enable ADB to respond to new and emerging challenges that will affect development outcomes in a rapidly changing region. These 50 stories exemplify how ADB’s partnerships with government, civil society, the private sector, and other development partners have contributed to a momentous half century of development, helping to create the building blocks for the region’s prosperity.

About the publication

Together We Deliver is jointly produced by ADB and its developing member countries as a companion publication to the Development Effectiveness Review report.

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  • Afghanistan: The Power of Persistence
  • Armenia: Modernizing through Reforms
  • Azerbaijan: A Fruitful Cooperation
  • Bangladesh: Bridging Communities
  • Bhutan: Prosperity and Social Development from Water
  • Cambodia: Supporting one of Asia’s Fastest-Growing Economies
  • China, People's Republic of: A Partnership for a Vibrant Future
  • Governance: Good Governance for Faster, Better Public Service Delivery
  • Cook Islands: Weathering Crises Together
  • Fiji: Fostering Resilient Development
  • Georgia: A Bridge between Asia and Europe
  • India: Priorities for the New Millennium
  • Knowledge: A Long History of Sharing Knowledge
  • Indonesia: Building Back Better
  • Kazakhstan: Pursuing Prosperity
  • Climate Change: Addressing Asia’s Changing Climate
  • Kiribati: Improving Lives Through Better Connections
  • Kyrgyz Republic: A Revival Along the Silk Road
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic: Change in the Heart of the Mekong Region
  • Malaysia: A Historic Partnership Looks to the Future
  • Gender: Asia’s Greatest Potential Can Be Found in its Women and Girls
  • Maldives: Overcoming Challenges Together
  • Marshall Islands: Gearing up for Self-Sufficiency
  • Micronesia, Federated States of: Responding to Unique Challenges
  • Mongolia: Simple Solutions in Modern Times
  • Graduated Developing Member Countries: Asia’s Soaring Economies
  • Myanmar: Hope and Possibilities
  • Nauru: Broadening Opportunities
  • Nepal: A Steep Climb
  • Pakistan: Powering Pakistan
  • Disaster Risk Mitigation: Overcoming Disasters
  • Palau: Journey to Prosperity
  • Papua New Guinea: Invigorating Well-Being
  • Philippines: Listening and Responding
  • The Private Sector: Harnessing Asian Entrepreneurship
  • Samoa: From Power Lines to Classrooms
  • Solomon Islands: Taking Care of Business
  • Sri Lanka: From the Ground Up
  • Tajikistan: Unlocking Development
  • Thailand: Catalyzing One of Southeast Asia’s Most Dynamic Economies
  • Regional Cooperation and Integration: Stronger Together
  • Timor-Leste: A Solid Foundation for Asia’s Newest Country
  • Tonga: Making High-Speed Connections
  • Turkmenistan: Energizing Growth
  • Tuvalu: Navigating Tough Times
  • Financing Partnerships: Mobilizing Finance for Development
  • Uzbekistan: Central Asian Crossroads
  • Vanuatu: Financing the Future
  • Viet Nam: Partner in Economic Reform, Partner in Inclusive Development
  • Civil Society Partnerships: Finding Common Ground

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB@50
  • ARM178769-2
  • 978-92-9257-815-2 (print)
  • 978-92-9257-816-9 (electronic)

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