ADB to assist on poverty alleviation and HIV prevention projects

Asia Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement with the Myanmar government, with cash funding provided by the Japanese government, to carry out poverty alleviation and HIV prevention projects for rural people, according to bank officials. “The cash assistance for the livelihood of rural people is aimed at poverty reduction and community-based development,” said Putu […]

Myanmar Plans Electricity Expansion With Assistance From ADB, Japan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), through US$2.85 million in grant financing from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR), will help the Government of Myanmar formulate a long-term energy plan and prepare to expand and upgrade its power grid. “Myanmar has indicated that its energy policy should promote sustainable and renewable resources, as well as […]