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ADB Partners with John Keells Holdings to Boost Food Value Chains and Farm Livelihoods in Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank entered into an agreement to invest up to $80 million in John Keells Holdings PLC to boost the country’s food value chain and promote economic growth and job creation.

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30 Dec 2021 | News Release

Former ADB President Masao Fujioka Passes Away

Former President of the Asian Development Bank Masao Fujioka passed away in Tokyo, Japan, on 27 December at the age of 97.

29 Dec 2021 | Video

ADB Begins New Era of Partnership with Mongolia

Under the newly launched Country Partnership Strategy, ADB–Mongolia partnership will be deepened further with a focus on supporting recovery from COVID-19 and laying resilient foundations for long-term inclusive and sustainable development.

28 Dec 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB, Korzinka Sign Loan to Sustain Food Security and Farmer Livelihoods in Uzbekistan

The Asian Development Bank and Anglesey Food Foreign Enterprise LLC (Korzinka) have signed $12 million in debt financing to promote food security and sustain the livelihoods of more than 4,400 employees and 1,200 farm workers in Uzbekistan.

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Blog Entry | 03 Dec 2021

Can Online Learning in Nepal Outlive the COVID-19 Pandemic?

In Nepal, an online learning system introduced by the government during the pandemic should be expanded so that it enhances education for years to come.  

Blog Entry | 29 Nov 2021

Five Ways Tech Startups Are Different from Other Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Though there are many similarities between tech startups and other small businesses, they need to be treated differently from a policy and regulatory standpoint.

Blog Entry | 26 Nov 2021

For Clean Islands and a Clean Ocean in the Pacific, Start with Solid Waste Management

Solid waste challenges in the Pacific must be addressed at the island, regional, and ocean level.

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26 Jan 2022 | Online, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Manila time (GMT + 8)

Healthy Oceans Tech and Finance Forum: Innovative Solutions for Asia and the Pacific

This forum on 26-28 January 2022 aims to promote, and share technologies, good practices, and practical solutions to protect and enhance the health and resilience of ocean ecosystems and coastal communities in Asia and the Pacific.

20 Jan 2022 | Online via Zoom, 3:00 - 3:45 p.m., Philippine Standard Time (UTC +8)

Digitalization and Credit Scoring for Women SMEs: Part II - The Technical Challenges

This second installment of a three-part series on 20 January 2021 is about how alternative credit scoring can benefit women SMEs.

31 Dec 2021 | Online

Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (ADB TA 9916)

This is an open call for the Solution Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's GMS Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program

31 Dec 2021 |

Call for Papers: ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award 2022

ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award aims to promote the application of innovative empirical research in economics to support evidence-based policies in addressing key development challenges in Asia and the Pacific.


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