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  • Study with the ADB-Japan Scholarship Program

    The ADB-Japan Scholarship Program is open to citizens of eligible ADB borrowing member countries and accepts around 150 students a year in 29 universities. The program could be the helping hand you need to further your studies!

  • Improving Lives for a Better Future

    In its 50th year of operation, ADB’s total lending reached a record high in response to increasing demand from developing Asia and the Pacific. Read the ADB Annual Report 2016.

  • ADB Cofinancing Operations Hit New High, Reaches $14 Billion in 2016

    ADB's cofinancing operations hit a new record in 2016, exceeding the $14 billion mark and reflecting the importance of partnerships in addressing Asia and the Pacific’s continuously growing development needs, says ADB's Donor Report 2016.

  • Half a Century of Philippines-ADB Partnership

    In a partnership that spanned 50 years, ADB has been listening to the Philippine government and its people, understanding their needs, and responding by delivering solutions to help the country achieve its development goals.

Most of ADB's lending comes from its ordinary capital resources, offered at near-market terms to lower- to middle-income countries, and beginning in 2017, at very low interest rates to lower income countries. ADB also provides loans and grants from Special Funds, of which the Asian Development Fund is the largest. The Asian Development Fund offers grants that help reduce poverty in ADB's poorest borrowing countries.

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