What does it mean?
• Asian Development Bank
• Founded in 1966
• It works like the World Bank
• Improve people’s live in Asia and the Pacific
• Want to alleviate poverty
Summary Info cont.
Want to do this through
• Investment in infrastructure,
• Health care services,
• Public administration systems, and
• Help nations prepare for climate change.
• Want to take away many of the pollution in
Asia(especially China) and also the poverty
• Want to make society better as a whole and
that it can be balanced and in peace
Main Devices for Assistance
• Policy Dialogue
• Technical Assistance
• Equity Investments
Who works here?
• Gender Experts
• Environmental Scientists
– Just main of hundreds of professions
• Report Release: Economics of Reducing
Greenhouse Gas Emissions in South Asia
• ADB cuts growth forecasts for developing Asia,
sees benign prices
Is it an NGO?
• The ADB would not be considered an NGO
because it is a bank that funds money and also
• It is like the World Bank, but specifically for