Yasmin Siddiqi, Principal Water Resources Specialist with ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, shares updates from World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
Sean O’Sullivan, ADB Director General for Central and West Asia, gives an update on a $1.2 billion project to improve the electricity supply with two giant gas turbines in Uzbekistan.
100% urban electrification doesn’t necessarily deliver 24/7 power in some developing countries.
Two senior ADB officials discuss #RoadTo2030 from Frankfurt, Germany, and Stockholm, Sweden.
Vice-President Stephen Groff discusses the role of public-private partnerships, connectivity, and renewable energy in helping PNG meet its development goals.
Ayumi Konishi, former Director General for East Asia, discusses ADB’s new Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia.
Vice-President Stephen Groff, in Fiji for a COP23 meeting, reveals that ADB will mobilize over $500 million in climate finance for the Pacific until 2021.
ADB’s new Country Partnership Strategy in Myanmar will focus on connectivity, human capital, and structural reforms.
Vice-President Stephen Groff gives an update from the Beijing launch of the PRC-led Belt and Road Initiative.
Developing Asia urgently needs further investments in infrastructure to sustain growth and improve social equity.