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Multilateral Development Banks' Harmonized Framework for Additionality in Private Sector Operations
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-09-30)
The international community has reached a consensus that private sector finance must play a critical role to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the COP 21 commitments. Private sector finance is more abundant than even the most generous ...
Asian Development Bank’s Private Sector Operations
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-04-15)
Poverty reduction through inclusive, sustainable, and socially responsible economic growth led by the private sector
Harmonizing Electricity Laws in South Asia: Recommendations to Implement the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Framework Agreement on Energy Trade (Electricity)
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-06-15)
Electricity shortages in South Asia are adversely impacting the region’s socioeconomic development. Energy trade is seen as a solution to this challenge. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Framework Agreement for Energy ...
Strategy 2030: Achieving a Prosperous, Inclusive, Resilient, and Sustainable Asia and the Pacific
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-04-30)
Asia and the Pacific has made great strides in poverty reduction and economic growth in the past 50 years. It aspires to make even greater leaps going forward. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been a key partner in the significant transformation ...
ICT for Better Education in the Pacific
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-05-30)
ADB’s developing member countries in the Pacific are gaining increased access to information and communication technology (ICT). At the same time, they are deepening collaboration across sectors, institutions, and communities. If planned and managed ...
Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 2017–2020—More Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-08-30)
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has leveraged its substantial natural resource endowments to generate high economic growth and to reduce poverty, but as the country moves forward, growth needs to be more inclusive and sustainable. To ...
DFI Working Group on Blended Concessional Finance for Private Sector Projects: Joint Report, October 2018 Update
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-10-30)
Blended concessional finance for private sector projects is one of the significant tools that Multilateral Development Banks and Development Finance Institutions (collectively,” DFIs”) can use, in cooperation with donors and other development partners, ...
Creating Jobs in Samoa Through Public-Private Partnerships
(Asian Development Bank, 2016-11-30)
Samoa’s achievement in contracting out to the private sector the functions of its Public Works Department (PWD) is one of the most successful reforms to upgrade infrastructure; improve the effectiveness of public expenditure; and increase the overall ...
Economic Indicators for Eastern Asia: Input–Output Tables
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-12-30)
This publication presents data visualization of economic statistics from Eastern Asia relevant for the analysis of cross-border production arrangements at the local, regional, and global levels. It covers Hong Kong, China; Japan; Mongolia; the People’s ...
Mainstreaming Climate Risk Management in Development: Progress and Lessons Learned from ADB Experience in the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-06-15)
The Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) is a funding window of the Climate Investment Funds, of which the Asian development Bank (ADB) is a major partner in Asia and the Pacific, delivering investments through six country programs (Bangladesh, ...