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Effectiveness of ADB Approaches and Assistance to Poverty Reduction
(Asian Development Bank, 2000-03-15)
Poverty reduction was the overarching objective in the COSs of two countries (Bangladesh and Nepal), while the COSs in the other three countries focused on economic growth as the best means for reducing or pre-venting poverty (Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, ...
Managing for Development Results: Relevance, Responsiveness, and Results Orientation
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-06-30)
This study assesses ADB’s achievement in mainstreaming the Managing for Development Results agenda within ADB, with a view to track progress, identify lessons, and make recommendations for ensuring better development effectiveness of operations in the future.
Implementation of the Reorganization of The Asain Development Bank: A Review of Progress After One Year
(Asian Development Bank, 2003-06-30)
An internal progress report (this Review) was provided for at the time of the reorganization’s approval, to be undertaken 1 year after its implementation. This Review examines progress in implementing the reorganization. It covers the main features of ...
Working with Womens Nongovernment Organizations
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-06-30)
This booklet presents case studies of NGO- supported projects funded by RETA 5889 that created economic opportunities for poor women, addressed violence against women, promoted legal literacy and women’s rights, supported women’s health and education ...
Three Decades of Development Partnership: Royal Government of Bhutan and Asian Development Bank
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-02-03)
ADB welcomed Bhutan as a member in 1982. During 30 years of partnership with the country, ADB has helped improve the welfare of the Bhutanese people. ADB has aligned its programs with Bhutan government's evolving development priorities to help the ...
Education & National Development in Asia: Trends, Issues, Policies and Strategies
(Asian Development Bank, 2001-06-30)
The social and economic development of nations is fundamentally an education process in which people learn to create new institutions, use new technologies, cope with their environment, and alter their patterns of behavior. Education and schooling ...
Pacific Economic Monitor Midyear Review
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-07-15)
Growth in the Pacific islands (i.e., the Pacific region excluding PNG and Timor-Leste) is now projected to slow to 2.0% in 2013 from 2.5% last year. The outlook has softened from earlier in the year, mostly due to a substantial downgrade in the growth ...
Land and Cultural Survival: The Communal Land Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-06-30)
Development in Asia faces a crucial issue: the right of indigenous peoples to build a better life while protecting their ancestral lands and cultural identity. An intimate relationship with land expressed in communal ownership has shaped and sustained ...
Beyond Boundaries: Extending Services to the Urban Poor
(Asian Development Bank, 2002-08-15)
Lifting close to 1 billion people out of poverty is a major challenge for Asian countries. Many of the 240 million–260 million poor living in cities and towns suffer from inadequate service and other forms of deprivation. That the numbers of the poor ...
Next Steps to South Asian Economic Union: A Study on Regional Economic Integration (Phase II) Commissioned by the SAARC Secretariat
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-06-30)
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is striving to more closely integrate the economies of its eight member countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). Globalization has helped ...