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Bangladesh and ADB

ADB has adjusted its program priorities to help Bangladesh overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and challenges related to health and social protection, food security, skills development, rural development, water and sanitation, and the finance sector, among others.

  • Bangladesh on the Road to Recovery from COVID-19
    Photo Essay | 27 December 2021
    Bangladesh on the Road to Recovery from COVID-19

    ADB is assisting the Government of Bangladesh in managing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and promoting socio-economic recovery. See the results and status of the program through this photo essay. 

  • ADB Helps Bangladesh on Road to Recovery from COVID-19
    Project Result / Case Study | 22 December 2021
    ADB Helps Bangladesh on Road to Recovery from COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic sparked a sharp economic downturn and rapid rise in unemployment in Bangladesh. To assist the government, ADB committed more than $2.6 billion to manage the immediate economic, social, and health-related impacts of the pandemic.

  • ADB Business Opportunities Seminar - Bangladesh 2021
    Event | 19 December 2021
    ADB Business Opportunities Seminar - Bangladesh 2021

    The seminar to be held virtually on 19 December 2021 is a one-stop forum for consultants, contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers looking to provide goods and services for ADB funded projects in Bangladesh.

Economic Forecast

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.


Poverty in Bangladesh

Development indicators for Bangladesh, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.


Results of ADB-Supported Operations

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.


Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.


Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in Bangladesh

Project Results

  • ADB Helps Bangladesh on Road to Recovery from COVID-19
    Project Result / Case Study | 22 December 2021
    ADB Helps Bangladesh on Road to Recovery from COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic sparked a sharp economic downturn and rapid rise in unemployment in Bangladesh. To assist the government, ADB committed more than $2.6 billion to manage the immediate economic, social, and health-related impacts of the pandemic.

  • Emergency Assistance in Bangladesh
    Project Result / Case Study | 10 February 2020
    Emergency Assistance in Bangladesh

    The influx of more than 700,000 people from Myanmar’s Rakhine State into Cox’s Bazar District in neighboring Bangladesh in August 2017 created a humanitarian crisis. Joining concerted international efforts, ADB quickly mobilized ADF grant funding of $100 million to help ensure this emergency situation did not escalate further.

  • Bangladesh: Throwing a Lifeline to Small Businesses
    Project Result / Case Study | 8 November 2018
    Bangladesh: Throwing a Lifeline to Small Businesses

    A partnership between Bangladesh and ADB provided loans to rural and women-owned businesses that struggled to access the credit needed to expand their operations.

Contact

Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Plot E-31, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
GPO Box No. 2100

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday)

  Tel +880 2 55667000
  Fax +880 2 9117925 to 26
  E-mail
  ADBBRM
  @ADB_Bangladesh