Enhancing ADB’s presence in Canada and the United States from Washington, DC
ADB is undertaking USA roadshows in to conduct small focus groups with contractors & suppliers who have either bid on ADB projects before or are interested in bidding on them in the future.
ADB and the governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea today commissioned the Alotau Wharf as part of the cofinanced Building Resilience to Climate Change in Papua New Guinea project, which has upgraded Alotau Wharf to improve safety and make it less vulnerable to climate change.
ADB has launched ADB Frontier, a new initiative that will invest in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) at frontier markets in Asia and the Pacific.
ADB has announced the Innovative Finance Facility for Climate in Asia and the Pacific (IF-CAP), a landmark program which could significantly ramp up support for the region in the battle against climate change.
NARO acts as a liaison between ADB’s Headquarters in Manila and policymakers and major stakeholders in the United States and Canada. Based in Washington, DC, NARO works to:
Raise public awareness in the United States and Canada about ADB and the Asia-Pacific region.
Mobilize resources and support from the public and private sectors in North America for ADB operations.
Share development knowledge and experience and strengthen collaboration with other multilateral institutions based in North America.
Canada has contributed $7.39 billion in capital subscription to ADB as of 31 December 2022. It has also contributed and committed $2.21 billion to ADB’s Special Funds since becoming a member.
The United States has contributed $22.05 billion in capital subscription to ADB as of 31 December 2022. It has also contributed and committed $4.85 billion to Special Funds since becoming a member.
|Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund
|ANA Trust Fund, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, United States
|Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility
|Australia, Canada, Japan
|Asian Development Fund
|ADB Member Countries
|Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia
|Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia II
|Cooperation Fund for Regional Trade and Financial Security Initiative
|Australia, Japan, United States
|Gender and Development Cooperation Fund
|Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Norway
|Regional Malaria and Other Communicable Disease Threats Trust Fund
|Australia, Canada, United Kingdom
|Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund
|Rockefeller Foundation, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
The Government of Canada is a key partner in ADB’s efforts to establish an enabling environment for private sector climate financing in Asia and the Pacific.
Solar power projects in Lombok Island, Indonesia have opened opportunities for women through jobs and training.
ADB's Earthquake Emergency Assistance Project in Nepal, jointly financed by ADB, US Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Nepal, financed the rebuilding of quality schools to withstand future disasters.
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Last updated: 3 November 2023