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Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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.
Mobile apps enable farmers, including women smallholders, to modernize and diversify their production and transact with suppliers and buyers directly.
Domestic violence is a human rights issue, requiring collective stakeholder interventions to provide a continuum of care for all affected.
Embracing technology for financial service delivery benefits both women-led enterprises and financial institutions.
Improve water supply, sanitation, and solid waste management to strengthen resilience to vector-borne diseases.
Enhanced policy dialogue and regional cooperation hold the key to improving food security and a strong COVID-19 recovery.
Improving water supply access and sustainability amid environmental challenges requires radical changes in how water resources are developed and delivered.
Less developed countries can take advantage of increased talent flows in the region in expanding their “brain network.”
Women were actively involved in developing the vision, plans and implementation of the local climate change projects.
Nature-based solutions offer multiple co-benefits and are implementable at community scale.
The reliability of statistics is critical for decision makers, researchers and media to understand domestic e-commerce.