Read how ADB, along with development partners and the private sector, is improving the quality of life across Asia and the Pacific. Get insights into the issues that matter as the region continues to experience strong economic growth.
Takehiko Nakao is the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Chairperson of ADB's Board of Directors. He was elected President by ADB's Board of Governors and assumed office in April 2013.
Asia has not only recently recorded high rates of economic growth but also increasing rates of overweight and obesity. These conditions are important risk factors for various chronic diseases. Leading health experts from the region and ADB spoke at…
Environmental sustainability is a prerequisite for economic growth in Asia and the Pacific. ADB aids the region to a green growth path, focused on sustainable infrastructure, and environmental management.
A social development agenda involves people, communities, organizations, institutions, and governments to reduce poverty, inequality and vulnerability among the millions in Asia and the Pacific still excluded from economic growth.