Asian Development Bank
  • Did You Know? Asian Development Bank

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    Have you ever stopped to think about how a development bank works? The Asian Development Bank has been around around for more than 50 years now, but how does it go about reducing poverty and promoting prosperity in the Asia Pacific region? Show less
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    • The Pasig River: Reviving a Dead Water in the Philippines - Duration: 3 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      The Pasig River in the Philippines was a clear, flowing body of water that served as the center of commerce in Spanish colonial Manila in the 1800s. Stretching 27 kilometers, it connects Laguna Lak...
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    • Staying Safe: Preventing HIV in the Mekong Region - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      In Poipet, a city that lies between the boundary of Cambodia and Thailand, people are learning important lessons about how to prevent the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The organization Family...
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    • New Airport Terminal Puts Philippine City of Cebu on the International Tourism Map - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      A new terminal building in the Mactan-Cebu airport, is helping the city of Cebu in the Philippines position itself as a domestic and international tourism hub.

      Covering an area of around 65,500 sq...
    • Save Water. Just One Scoop is all You Need. - Duration: 79 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      Just one scoop of water will give you a fulfilling, enjoyable and cleansing shower. See the Grand Prize Winner of the ADB My View H2O Video Contest by Muhammad "Wawan" Zulqamar, of Indonesia.

    • ADB: A Clean Future for World's Dirtiest River - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      ADB has approved a US$ 500 million loan to clean up the Citarum River, the worlds most polluted river. Rapid urbanization and industrial growth have resulted in growing quantities of sewage, solid ...
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    • Turning Animal Waste in Energy in Viet Nam - Duration: 3 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      The Asian Development Bank is funding thousands of biogas plants across Viet Nam to help reduce the country’s mounting piles of rural waste, which are harming the environment and endangering health...
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    • New Afghanistan Rail Line Speeds Flow of Humanitarian Aid - Duration: 2 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda has inaugurated a 75-kilometer stretch of railway connecting the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif to the country's northern border, providing a vital humanitarian lifelin...
    • Tonle Sap: Saving Cambodia's Great Lake - Duration: 22 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      While Cambodia has made some progress in providing water and sanitation services to its people, in the country still has the lowest water and sanitation coverage in East Asia and one of the lowest ...
    • Did You Know? Green Bonds in 2 Minutes - Duration: 110 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      New financial products are providing innovative ways to combat climate change. Green bonds give investors the opportunity to invest in activities that provide a steady return and help the planet at...
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    • A One-Stop-Shop Sewage Treatment Plant in Jaipur, India - Duration: 2 minutes, 32 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      Farmer Lala Ram lives in the city of Jaipur in the northern state of Rajasthan in India. He remembers the time when sewage contaminated ground water in the city. Left with no alternative, farmers l...
    • Professional Skills Training for Bangladesh's Youth - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      A technical and vocational education and training scheme supported by ADB is helping young people in Bangladesh acquire much needed professional skills, creating job opportunities and raising incom...
    • Did You Know? Asian Development Bank - Duration: 3 minutes, 24 seconds.

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      Have you ever stopped to think about how a development bank works? The Asian Development Bank has been around around for more than 50 years now, but how does it go about reducing poverty and promot...
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    Since its founding in 1966, ADB has been driven by an inspiration and dedication to improving people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific. By targeting our investments wisely, in partnership with our developing member countries and other stakeholders, we can alleviate poverty and help create a world in which everyone can share in the benefits of sustained and inclusive growth. Whether it be through investment in infrastructure, health care services, financial and public administration systems, or helping nations prepare for the impact of climate change or better manage their natural resources, ADB is committed to helping developing member countries evolve into thriving, modern economies that are well integrated with each other and the world. Watch videos to find out more about how the Asian Development Bank operates.
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