ADB Today

  • Accountability and Transparency

    ADB President Takehiko Nakao emphasized the importance of project communications and consultation with stakeholders at an event marking 10 years of ADB's Accountability Mechanism.

  • New Zealand Aid

    In Auckland, New Zealand, ADB held consultations with Craig Hawke, Deputy Secretary for the International Development Group, managing the New Zealand Aid Programme.

  • Procurement Management

    A training workshop on Enhancing Procurement and Contract Management Capacity for ADB-financed project executing and implementing agencies was held in in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.


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Read the live chat transcript with sustainable development experts John Soussan and Stein Hansen.

An improved road network and a new approach to the fresh produce industry are helping farmers in the Greater Mekong Subregion enter the market for organic vegetables.


ADB's Fall 2014 catalog lists books, reports, and guides recently produced by ADB in the course of its work in development and poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific. These cover topics such as agriculture, food security, education, energy, environment, financial sector, and gender equality.

Bhutan has made impressive gains in social, economic, and political development over the years. Its unique approach to progress, expressed in the philosophy of Gross National Happiness, demonstrates the country's commitment to a model of development going beyond mere economic growth.

Asia must contain its rising demand, explore new energy supply sources and technology, and promote the regional integration of energy markets and infrastructure to secure the energy it needs to fuel economic expansion.


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