Policy and Regulation

Asian Development Bank urges faster action on climate for world’s most vulnerable countries

A makeshift tent camp in Pakistan, set up following the 2022 floods, which displaced eight million citizens and caused damage totalling nearly $15bn (Photo: Rizwan Tabassum/AFP via Getty Images)

The threat from climate change was top of the agenda at the ADB’s 2023 annual meeting, with a focus on how to finance mitigation and recovery. When the Asian Development Bank last held its annual meeting in person in 2019, the pan-regional development bank covered a broad range of issues, ...

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