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Development Effectiveness Brief: Bangladesh
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-01-30)
Bangladesh has made significant socioeconomic gains with a steady rise in its gross domestic product, boost in social development, and meeting the Millennium Development Goal of halving the incidence of poverty in 1990–2015. Since 1973, the Asian ...
Sanitation and Sustainable Development in Japan
(Asian Development Bank, 2016-11-30)
This publication documents Japan’s experience in pursuing sustainable sanitation solutions in the context of economic development. Five case studies illustrate how sound sanitation policies are essential in achieving a nation’s growth. Selected projects ...
Innovative Strategies for Accelerated Human Resource Development in South Asia ; Information and Communication Technology for Education Special Focus on Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-30)
Information and communication technology (ICT) has the potential to revolutionize education equity, quality, and e ffciency. South Asia’s governments have recognized this potential and invested in ICT-focused education initiatives and projects. While ...
Future Carbon Fund: Delivering Co-Benefits for Sustainable Development
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-30)
Asia and the Pacific is home to more than 60% of the world’s population and 62% of the global economic output. But the region still faces enormous development challenges and with economic growth, it has become a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) ...
Sixth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment Forging the Sustainable Future of the ASEAN Region: The Proceedings
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-06-30)
The Sixth Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment, co hosted by the Asian Development Bank, served as a forum to strengthen ASEAN judges’ knowledge and expertise in environmental and climate change law. ...
Building Resiliency in the Pacific: How ADB is Addressing Climate Change and Disaster Risks
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-05-30)
Pacific DMCs share many sustainable development challenges. Their small size, isolation, narrow economic bases, limited resources, and dependence on trade make them highly vulnerable to climate change and natural disasters. With the exception of Papua ...
Asset Inspection for Project Integrity: A Reference Guide for Executing and/or Implementing Agencies
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-07-15)
This guide provides a practical framework for asset inspection in ADB-financed projects. It helps to identify integrity risks and verify that project funds are used for their intended purposes and beneficiaries.
Monitoring Universal Health Coverage in the Western Pacific: Framework, Indicators, and Dashboard
(Asian Development Bank, 2016-06-30)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have a clear focus on equity-focused monitoring and evaluation to ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations member states have agreed on a range of indicators to track progress toward health for all ...
Asian Development Bank Private Sector Operations
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-06-30)
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD) catalyzes, structures, and provides financing to privately held and state sponsored companies across a wide range of industry sectors throughout developing Asia. The emphasis ...
Innovative Strategies in Higher Education for Accelerated Human Resource Development in South Asia: Bangladesh
(Asian Development Bank, 2015-06-30)
This publication is part of a series of six country reports on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Each report presents current arrangements and initiatives in the respective ...