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? Asia & the Pacific's Climate Bank | Focused on ADB news and development issues.

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Climate change, pollution, and rapid coastal development are threatening our oceans. We must protect them now to secure the future of Asia and the Pacific. Because when oceans thrive, people thrive too.

While COVID-19 has cast a spotlight on many of the challenges faced by working women, it has also opened a window of opportunity to make policy changes that can close the gender gap ⬇️

Join us tomorrow to discuss how countries are planning for and administering booster COVID-19 doses and vaccines for their pediatric populations in Malaysia, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom. 🗓️ 18 February 2022 ⏲️ 4 p.m. (GMT+8) Register:

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Urban infrastructure and services have struggled to keep up with Asia’s transformation over the past 50 years. But in today’s world, falling behind is no longer an option. Our cities must become greener, more inclusive, and more resilient.

During the dry season, women from Cambodia’s Beanteay Meanchey would need at least two hours every day to fetch clean water. A new project has expanded water supply & sanitation, allowing them to be more involved in the activities of their villages ➡️

The world is facing an unprecedented shock due to COVID-19 and countries will need policies to put their economy on a sustainable growth path. Carbon pricing is a key instrument that can promote a green recovery and help countries build back better ⬇️

#ADBNEWS : ADB and IIFL Home Finance Limited signed a $68 million loan (in equivalent Indian rupee) to improve financial access to affordable green housing for lower-income women borrowers in India.

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Superbugs are here, and they are already killing people, say @sanofipasteur  Melvin Sanicas via @ProSyn 

2016 was bleak for #globalhealth , but there were some positive developments via @ecobusinesscom 

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Highlights of major successes – new diagnostic tools, vaccines & more – achieved in 2016 via @ProSyn  #globalhealth 

Calling all innovators! Do you have a brilliant digital idea or solution to help countries in Asia and the Pacific deal with the effects of #COVID19 ? ADB and @aimbschool  invite you to enter the “Digital Against COVID-19” Hackathon and win prizes worth up to $10,000. A thread ?

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Frozen water in Greenland will thaw if 3 degrees C global warming reached - causing 7m of sealevel rise. Follow ADB for latest on climate

“We’ve never manufactured this much vaccine, this fast, ever in the history of mankind.” Launch ? episode Friday 5PM (GMT +8) #adbinsight 

LIVE: #India  resumes its growth expansion after demonetization and tax reform briefly halted its growth in 2017. Growth expected to bounce back to 7.3% in FY 2018 and firm to 7.6% in 2019, making it the fastest growing large economy. #ADO2018 

No one nation can act unilaterally & expect to reap all benefits from #trade  #protectionism 

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ADB President Nakao calls for increased efforts to fight corruption, money laundering, other illicit activities that derail development

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