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Cofinancing between ADB and AFD
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-06-30)
The Partnership Brief series, compiled by the Asian Development Bank’s Office of Cofinancing Operations, presents key details of cofinancing with ADB’s main development partners.
In Focus Finance Sector Development
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-04-01)
ADB supports financial institution and market infrastructure development, and promotes good governance and the financial system’s capability to ensure sustainable private sector–led growth
Learning Curves: The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction
(Asian Development Bank, 2007-09-15)
The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction was set up in May 2000 to provide grants for innovative poverty reduction activities in ADBʹs . developing member countries Grants from the Fund are not for technical assistance but for direct relief that also builds ...
Learning Curves: Support for Financial Intermediation in Developing Member Countries
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-04-15)
This evaluation update finds that ADB's program loan modality in support of financial intermediation for private sector development has generally been successful and should therefore continue.
Learning Curves: Greater Mekong Subregion: Maturing and Moving Forward
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-02-15)
Having achieved a measure of success, ADB must now lead the GMS program to move to the next level of maturity where its members take on more responsibilities.Further adding value to the GMS program must be done gradually in consultation with member ...
Learning Curves: Participatory Approaches to Rural Development
(Asian Development Bank, 2007-03-15)
New participatory approaches to rural development include beneficiary consultation and participatory planning, community development support, engagement of nongovernment organizations, local government involvement, and private sector participation. Do ...
The East Asian Financial Crisis - Implications for Exchange Rate Management
(Asian Development Bank, 1998-10-15)
Although inappropriate exchange rate policies are not a root cause of the financial crisis in East and Southeast Asian countries (Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand) such policies have contributed to the crisis. By the ...
The Yen Depreciation and its Implications for East and Southeast Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 1998-09-15)
As long as the yen's depreciation relative to other major cur-rencies remains less than the recent depreciations of other regional currencies, the effects on trade may be relatively mild. Moreover, the brief analysis above indicates that the yen ...
Banking Sector Reforms: Recovery Prospects and Policy Issues
(Asian Development Bank, 1999-11-15)
The importance of banks is premised on the ground that banks are the main channels of savings and the allocators of credit in an economy. The efficiency of banks therefore affects the financial system and the entire economy. Their failures can erode ...
Urban Innovations and Best Practices: Strengthening Financial Intermediary for Infrastructure Development in Local Authority
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-10-15)
Since 2006, the Government of Sri Lanka has been implementing a $66.7 million Local Government Infrastructure Improvement Project (LGIIP), including a $50 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Conceptually, the LGIIP conforms to government ...