Clean Water Brings Hygiene and Happiness in Nepal's Small Towns
Description: Clean drinking water is giving small towns across Nepal a new lease on life, as ADB joins forces with the government in a ground-breaking scheme that sees consumers taking a direct stake in local water agencies. In 69 of the country's small towns, more than 1.24 million people have come together to make their communities healthy and clean.
Third Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project: https://www.adb.org/projects/35173-013/main
ADB's work in Nepal: https://www.adb.org/nepal
Water for All: https://www.adb.org/water
19 Apr 2017
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Description: Mongolia, with support from ADB, is improving primary health care in remote areas across the country thanks to technological innovations such as e-Health and Telemedicine.
Third Health Sector Development Project: https://www.adb.org/projects/41119-012/main
ADB's work in Mongolia: https://www.adb.org/mongolia
ADB's work in the health sector: https://www.adb.org/sectors/health/adb-support-health
11 Apr 2017
Description: Climate change-induced avalanches, flash floods, droughts, and landslides, are becoming increasingly frequent in mountainous Tajikistan. Through the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience of the Climate Investment Funds, the Asian Development Bank has been helping the country improve resilience to extreme weather events in the Pyanj River Basin, protecting land, crops, and infrastructure, and saving human lives.
Building Climate Resilience in the Pyanj River Basin: https://www.adb.org/projects/45354-002/main
ADB's work in Tajikistan: https://www.adb.org/tajikistan
ADB's work to fight climate change: https://www.adb.org/themes/climate-change-disaster-risk-management/main
04 Apr 2017
Description: Kai Preugschat, head of ADB's Office of Cofinancing Operations, highlights the advantages of partnering with ADB.
Cofinancing with ADB: https://www.adb.org/site/cofinancing/main
What is Cofinancing? https://www.adb.org/site/cofinancing/what-is-cofinancing
21 Mar 2017
Description: An estimated $14.7 trillion are needed to build and maintain Asia’s electricity infrastructure through to 2030. How can Asia fund building the infrastructure it needs? Download ADB’s report on Asia’s infrastructure needs. #LetsBuildAsia
More on ADB and infrastructure: http://www.adb.org/letsbuildasia
16 Mar 2017
Description: World Trade Organization Counsellor Marc Auboin discusses how supply chain finance enable SMEs to grow.
ADB's Supply Chain Finance Program: https://www.adb.org/site/trade-finance-program/scfp
ADB's Trade Finance Program: https://www.adb.org/site/trade-finance-program
16 Mar 2017
Description: A look at what ADB has achieved over the past half century and how it is changing to better meet development needs as Asia and the Pacific matures.
ADB: Who We Are - https://www.adb.org/about
ADB@50 - https://www.adb.org/adb50
14 Mar 2017
Description: 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!
Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program brochure: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/29268/jsp-brochure.pdf
Scholarships in Asia and the Pacific: https://www.adb.org/site/careers/japan-scholarship-program
13 Mar 2017
Description: Uzbekistan is upgrading its Soviet-era railway network, replacing old, diesel locomotives with modern electric trains. The new railway, which is one of the most advanced in Central Asia, is promoting trade, regional connectivity, and local industry. The Asian Development Bank provided $100 million for the electrification of a 140-km railway track between the cities of Samarkand and Karshi in the south of country. #LetsBuildAsia.
How much should Asia invest in infrastructure to maintain growth and fight climate change? https://www.adb.org/publications/asia-infrastructure-needs
CAREC Corridor 6 (Marakand–Karshi) Railway Electrification Project: https://www.adb.org/projects/45067-005/main
ADB's work in Uzbekistan: http://www.adb.org/uzbekistan
Sustainable transport for all: http://www.adb.org/transport
09 Mar 2017
Description: Developing Asia will need to invest $26 trillion from 2016 to 2030, or $1.7 trillion per year, to maintain its growth momentum. How will it be funded?
Download the report: https://www.adb.org/publications/asia-infrastructure-needs
09 Mar 2017
Description: Have you ever stopped to think about how a development bank works? The Asian Development Bank has been around for nearly 50 years now, but how does it go about reducing poverty and promoting prosperity in the Asia Pacific region?
06 Mar 2017
24 Feb 2017