Published daily by the Lowy Institute. In blame for the Asian crisis was sheeted home to incompetent and often-corrupt leadership.
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Changing Asia, changing ADB Since it was founded, the ADB has evolved from its initial focus on promoting food production and rural development to supporting large infrastructure projects and the adoption of poverty reduction as its primary focus. The data cannot account for the diversity of development outcomes or for the major differences in development trajectories between South East Asian and sub-Saharan African countries. In , the World Bank and the IMF underwent a series of governance reforms to give more voice to emerging markets. The heightened pressure to approve and distribute expanded ADB lending should not be understated, and cannot come at the cost of either the project quality or technical expertise for which the ADB is known. At the time, Asia was one of the poorest regions in the world.
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New York. New Zealand. The ADB provides assistance to its developing member countries, the private sector, and public-private partnerships through grants, loans, technical assistance, and equity investments to promote development.