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ADB invests $295m in Bihar road projects

Asian Development Bank (ADB) approves $295m loan to widen and upgrade 265km of state highways, improving transport connectivity and safety in the state of Bihar, India.

ADB resilience finance hit $11.4bn in 2022

Private sector partners, 14 bilateral partners, six multilateral partners, and four global funds co-financed 124 sovereign and 41 non-sovereign projects with ADB in 2022.

Gender equality progress is stagnating, says World Bank report

With women still banned from many infrastructure roles, a new World Bank report suggests that progress towards equal treatment has slumped to a 20-year low.

Somaliland land management strengthens construction capacity

Improving water and food security through land management and tackling erosion, is complicated. When it’s in Somaliland, it comes with an added challenge.

EBRD approves new strategy for Kazakhstan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a new strategy for Kazakhstan, setting out the Bank’s priorities in the country for the next five years.

How do we tackle gender inequality with infrastructure?

Three infrastructure leaders – Mott MacDonald's Mike Haigh, Peter Oosterveer of Arcadis, and J.P. Morgan's Angela Yoong discuss why women should join the sector, and how we address global inequality. 

ADB: $68m to boost Indian green homes for women

Asian Development Bank and IIFL Home Finance Limited (IIFL) improve financial access to affordable green housing for lower-income women in India. 

DR Congo: $70m for new schools, health centres and more

African Development Bank provides loans to build 41 schools, 40 health centres, 22 drinking water networks and 88 latrines in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  
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