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ADB launches new regional knowledge platform to guide sustainable transport development

BSS ADB/Photo: Collected Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Bambang Susantono on November 10 launched the foundation of a new regional knowledge platform to guide sustainable transport development in Asia and the Pacific. The Asian Transport Outlook (ATO) will support the planning and delivery of transport sector assistance by ADB, as well as transport

Bangladesh economy starts recovering from pandemic: ADB

BSS Bangladesh economy has started recovering from the pandemic as prudent macroeconomic management and speedy implementation of the government stimulus measures are key imperatives to ensure the projected recovery of its economy, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB). “Bangladesh economy has started recovering from the pandemic. Despite significant pressure on the

ADB, Pran Dairy sign $10m loan agreement to support dairy value chain

BSS The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Pran Dairy Limited (PDL), a member of one of the biggest food and agribusiness groups in Bangladesh, today signed a $10 million loan agreement to support dairy value chain during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The loan will allow PDL to continue to procure

ADB, HSBC to finance $1.2b in trade to boost supplies

BSS The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the HSBC have launched a programme to support up to $1.2 billion a year in trade by companies in Asia and the Pacific producing goods crucial to the ongoing fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The targeted financing available through the new program

ADB, GCF agrees to partner toward a green recovery

BSS The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have agreed to partner toward a “green recovery” for members confronting the harsh economic impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa met yesterday with GCF Executive Director Yannick Glemarec to explore opportunities for a pathway

ADB strengthens partnership with WHO

BSS The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on July 9 strengthened its partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), recognizing that increased collaboration is helping to expand critical health care across Asia and the Pacific and contain the spread and impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. During a conference call with

ADB expects Bangladesh’s GDP to grow by 7.5 in FY2021

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said, it expects gross domestic product (GDP) of the country to grow by 4.5% in fiscal year 2020 and by 7.5% in 2021. ADB made this growth forecast in its latest report of Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Supplement on Thursday, reports UNB. For the effect of

Covid 19: ADB provides $231,178 grant

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing $231,178 grant to boost novel coronavirus disease related facilities in 134 urban primary health centres, also called Nogor Swastho Kendro, around the country. The health centres are providing primary healthcare services to the urban poor under the ADB-supported Urban Primary Health Care Services Delivery

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