ADB and 5 other multilateral development banks, along with the International Development Finance Club, have taken another step forward in standardizing the way we track climate finance for adaptation. The move is a welcome advance in improving the transparency and targeting of future funding.
In two months we will finally know the final Sustainable Development Goals. But how did we get here, and what does this framework mean for global development efforts? Let's get to know the SDGs a bit better.
Everyone in the development community seems to be talking about Addis these days. The capital of Ethiopia is hosting the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development on 13-16 July.
The total pledged amount exceeds the public sector recovery needs in the medium term, but a much higher sum will be required the long term to build back better with earthquake-resilient public infrastructure.
Two months after the catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, the government and development partners including ADB are now publishing the definitive report on the tremor’s impact.
On World Population Day, it's time to reflect on how we choose to address the challenges and maximize the opportunities of a growing older population, which will determine the future of developing Asia.
With the region producing an ever greater share of global carbon emissions, what can it do to protect its people—and the world—from the effects of climate change?
Here are a few highlights from ADB’s new Operational Plan for Health 2015-2020 launched today.
This year’s Asia Clean Energy Forum (comes at a critical time in the lead-up to the crucial COP21 in Paris. Asia’s energy sector has a very important part to play in these UNFCCC negotiations and in setting the world on a course to limit global warming, and avoid the most dangerous impacts of climate change.
We were delighted last month to learn that the CIFs have decided to extend support to an additional 16 countries, among them several in Asia and the Pacific.