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What has Asia learned from a decade of disaster? See May issue of Development Asia

What has Asia learned from a decade of disaster?—see May issue of Development Asia out now

RT Astana gears up to host #ADB 47th Annual Meeting. Follow it on #AstanaADB See schedule

#ADB President Nakao talking to villagers in Mahuangqing, Yunnan, PR #China

Celebrating #internationalwomenday! Women’s economic potential is crucial to development

ADB-funded #Afghanistan rail-link is boosting local economy and regional trade. More at:

Get a child's eye's view of what's needed for a #green future in these colorful paintings:

ADB's No Impact Week kicks off 22 Feb. Learn about living a less #carbon intensive life:

School has resumed 3 mths after #Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. Read how students are faring:

ADB is fully committed to supporting the Government's leadership on reconstruction #Haiyan

The lives of #Bhutanese farmers like Rinchen Norbu are being transformed by hydropower

Photo essay: Tapping into Bhutan's hydropower

Do you have enough cash to pursue your life goals? RT if you agree that affordable electricity can #‎EmpowerUs

How can #energy projects help achieve gender equality goals? Blog: #EmpowerUs

Over 1bn Asians use biomass fuels, such as wood, for cooking, heating. Do you use these in your home? #‎EmpowerUs

628 million Asians don't have electricity. Do you know anyone without access to power? Tell us. #‎EmpowerUs

Do you know any homes without electricity? Tell us using #‎EmpowerUs.

Are you prepared for the impacts of climate change? #COP19 #climatechange

20mn children in Asia-Pacific are born w/o the help of skilled health workers each year. How can we change this?

46% of #Turkmenistan's rural population do not have access to safe drinking #water. What do you think? #EmpowerUs

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