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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...