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Impact Stories from the People's Republic of China: Partnership for Prosperity
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-06-01)
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has achieved remarkable growth and development sinceThe People's Republic of China (PRC) has achieved remarkable growth and development since initiating economic reforms in 1979. Sustained growth has fuelled ...
Energy for All: Asia's Night Skies Reveal Growth and Gaps in Electrification
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-09-01)
The images in this brochure compare and contrast night sky views of Asia and the Pacific from 1992 and 2009 - a 17-year span. As modern energy powers development and economic growth, the expansion of brightly lit areas and the increased brightness of ...
Today's People, Tomorrow's Prosperity: Reviving Growth in Central and West Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-04-01)
Central and West Asia: home of the Silk Road and its historic merchant capitals of Bukhara and Samarkand, Herat and Kashgar; of the fertile fields of the Fergana Valley; and of the many cultures of the Caucasus. Nearly 20 years since many of these ...
Working Differently in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-03-01)
This flyer summarizes Asian Development Bank's experiences in fragile and conflict-affected situations, highlighting flexibility, sustainability, and partnership as guiding principles for working in such difficult situations. The Asian Development ...
Mid-term Review of the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) Roadmap for Development: 2007-2011
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-11-01)
The Mid-term Review of the IMT-GT Roadmap provides the platform for taking stock of recent developments, their implications on the Program's strategic thrusts, and the progress and constraints in programme and project implementation.
A Portrait of Development: Impact Stories from Bangladesh
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-11-01)
Covering projects in the areas of rural livelihood, health, finance, infrastructure, and water, the brochure narrates the stories of people whose lives have been transformed by innovative ways of delivering services, such as clean tap water and better ...
Climate Change and Rural Communities in the Greater Mekong Subregion: A Framework for Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation Options
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-01-01)
This report presents the methodology and lessons learned from a climate change adaptation study conducted under the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Core Environment Program. The study yielded a framework and methodology for assessing climate vulnerability ...
Freedom to Grow: Impact Stories from the Philippines
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-07-01)
To maximize its impact, ADB is partnering not only with government, but also with nongovernment organizations, and women's and ethnic minority groups to deliver income-generating activities, education and health facilities, potable water supplies, road ...
Impact Stories from Fiji: Structures for Development
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-11-01)
The Asian Development Bank has been engaged in Fiji's transport sector for the past 20 years and is currently supporting the completion of the circum-insular highway on Viti Levu, upgrading sections of the Kings and Lodoni Roads in Tailevu. Work on ...
Samoa: Building a More Resilient Economy
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-01-01)
Known as a reform-oriented country in the Pacific region, Samoa has achieved significant development gains through ADB support in education, infrastructure, and other public and private sectors. From 1966 through the end of 2009, Samoa received a total ...