The Asian Development Bank is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. Established in 1966, it is owned by 68 members—49 from the region. Its main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance.

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Mobile apps enable farmers, including women smallholders, to modernize and diversify their production and transact with suppliers and buyers directly.

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Domestic violence is a human rights issue, requiring collective stakeholder interventions to provide a continuum of care for all affected.

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Embracing technology for financial service delivery benefits both women-led enterprises and financial institutions.

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Improve water supply, sanitation, and solid waste management to strengthen resilience to vector-borne diseases.

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Improving water supply access and sustainability amid environmental challenges requires radical changes in how water resources are developed and delivered.

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Women were actively involved in developing the vision, plans and implementation of the local climate change projects.

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The reliability of statistics is critical for decision makers, researchers and media to understand domestic e-commerce.