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ADB Calls for Innovative Financing for Ocean Health Improvement
The Asian Development Bank has launched a publication calling for scaling up of finance flows into ocean health improvement and related projects in Asia and the Pacific to combat growing threats from unchecked pollution into rivers, lakes...
Q&A: Anouj Mehta on the ASEAN Green Recovery Platform
The ASEAN Green Recovery Platform will use revolving funds to catalyze financing for a pipeline of green infrastructure projects.
Partners Pledge $665 Million to Support Green Recovery in ASEAN
Four partners have collectively pledged $665 million toward a platform managed by the Asian Development Bank that aims to mobilize an additional $7 billion for low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia...
Q&A: Funding green recovery in Southeast Asia
ADB supports a green, resilient, and inclusive recovery in the region, incorporating climate and environmental sustainability, with support from the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility.
Republic of Korea Earmarks $700 Million for Climate and ICT Projects through Cofinancing with ADB
The Asian Development Bank and the Republic of Korea today signed a memorandum of understanding earmarking $700 million in cofinancing from the Republic of Korea for ADB sovereign development projects over the next 3 years.
$300 Million from Green Climate Fund to Support ADB’s First Green Recovery Program in Southeast Asia
The Green Climate Fund has allocated $300 million to support the Asian Development Bank's efforts to help Southeast Asia shape a climate-resilient, environmentally sustainable economic recovery from the (COVID-19) pandemic.
The ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF): 12 Things to Know
The ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility provides funds to boost sustainable economic recovery in Southeast Asia.
$123 Million ADB Loan to Help Build Elevated Walkways in Manila
ADB has approved a $123 million loan to help the Philippines build safe, wide, well-lit, and disaster-resilient elevated walkways for pedestrians along Manila’s most congested thoroughfare, EDSA.
$70 Million ADB Loan to Strengthen Agricultural Value Chain, Food Safety in Cambodia
The Asian Development Bank has approved a $70 million loan to improve the capacity of agribusinesses in six provinces across Cambodia to process key agricultural products such as cassava, cashews, mangoes, vegetables...
Green Finance Recovery Mechanisms Needed to Meet Infrastructure Financing Gap in Southeast Asia — ADB
A new book by ADB urges policy makers in Southeast Asia to use green and innovative financing approaches to help catalyze the estimated $3.1 trillion investments required for climate-adjusted infrastructure in the region by 2030...
ADB Supports Thailand’s Green, Social, and Sustainability Bonds for COVID-19 Recovery
ADB is assisting the Government of Thailand in designing, issuing, and monitoring innovative capital market initiatives as part of the country’s recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in a manner aligned...
ADB, European Union, and ASEAN Countries Partner to Boost Green Infrastructure
EU announced today it is preparing to support ASEAN's Catalytic Green Finance Facility with €50 million ($54.9 million) to help governments prepare and catalyze public and private financing for climate-friendly...