This publication is targeted at current and prospective official financiers of the Asian Development Bank’s grant and loan operations. It explains the wide range of financing options available to partners seeking to expand their commitment to developing the Asia and Pacific region. It also provides case studies showing how donor contributions make service delivery more effective and how they improve the lives of poor people. Finally, this publication outlines where donor funds can best support ADB’s core areas of operation under Strategy 2020.
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About the Asian Development Bank ADB’s vision is an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Its mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. Despite the region’s many successes, it remains home to approximately two-thirds of the world’s poor: 1.6 billion people who live on less than $2 a day, with 733 million struggling on less than $1.25 a day. ADB is committed to reducing poverty through inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth, and regional integration. Based in Manila, ADB is owned by 67 members, including 48 from the region. Its main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance.