Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty. Approximately 1.4 billion people in the region are poor and unable to access essential goods, services, assets and opportunities to which every human is entitled.

Living conditions are improving for people who once struggled to survive as scavengers in the infamous Smokey Mountain dumpsite in Manila, Philippines.

Tapping sustainable sources of power to meet the growing demand for electricity in Indonesia.

“How is the Changing Climate Affecting You?”

Climate change is a major food security challenge for Asia and the Pacific, with more than 60% of the population relying on agriculture.

"There is a revolution in this country, a revolution in development." - Jawad Jalali

Asia’s vulnerability to climate change adds extra dimension to Asia’s water challenges