#ADB Berita

Typhoon Rai/Odette
Parametric insurance helps minimise losses from climate-related disasters, to which Asia is particularly vulnerable. In Southeast Asia, this has been used to insure against typhoons, earthquakes, and crop losses.
Bali power lines
The private sector is promised returns for power generation, but not grid deployment. State-owned PLN wants more innovative financing tools to build a 50,000 kilometre-long transmission network to distribute its growing green energy supply.
Suralaya Power Station among houses
A new study by civic society groups accuses the Asian Development Bank of indirectly financing coal power plants in Indonesia as the multilateral holds its annual general meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia. ADB insists the loan does not violate its energy policy.
Thailand Covid
A health security index by the Asian Development Bank found that early investment in health infrastructure limited the impacts of Covid-19. Thailand topped the ranking. Vietnam did not score well, but prevented the highest number of cases.
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coastal village in Madagascar
Given the escalating climate crisis, multilateral lenders must urgently adopt an approach to development aid that emphasises prevention. By incorporating structural vulnerabilities into their allocation formulas, the World Bank and others can strengthen poor countries' resilience and increase fairness, efficiency, and transparency.
Pakistan gas power plant
Supporting natural gas projects hinders the deployment of clean and renewable energy solutions for developing countries. Instead, nations should receive help in phasing out fossil fuels in line with their climate targets.
Field in Laos
Climate change poses serious challenges to the world’s food system. Implementing sustainable practices can help bolster climate resilience in agricultural production.
South Luzon Thermal Energy Corporation (SLTEC) coal facility in Calaca, Batangas
How will Asia's energy transition mechanism — potentially the world’s largest CO2 reduction programme — phase-out coal in the energy-hungry region?
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US military aid in Haiyan relief efforts
Yeb Saño, head of the Climate Change Commission of the Philippines, attributes typhoon to climate change and calls for international community to implement a 'loss and damage' mechanism
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