ADB and Civil Society
In the Spotlight
ADB wants more civil society organizations involved in its projects, from the design through evaluation. This primer gives an overview of how ADB and civil society works together, and tips on how NGOs can bid for ADB-financed contracts. Read more
The contribution of CSOs in achieving the SDGs, and how the government, ADB, and other development actors could engage them effectively in the realization of the global goals will be discussed in the forum.
Find out more about the exchange of ideas on civil society during the 51st ADB Annual Meeting:
ADB works in partnership with a broad range of civil society organizations to strengthen its efforts to reduce poverty.
Working at the grassroots level, CSOs fill a vital space in the development process, giving voice to marginalized communities, providing expertise and knowledge, testing innovative approaches to poverty reduction, and ensuring beneficiary participation in projects.
ADB cooperates with CSOs to increase the effectiveness, quality, and sustainability of its operations. Read more