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ADB supports projects in developing member countries that create economic and development impact, delivered through both public and private sector operations, advisory services, and knowledge support. Strategy 2030 sets the course for ADB's efforts to respond effectively to Asia and the Pacific's changing needs.

Strategy 2030: Responding to a Changing Asia and the Pacific

ADB's long-term corporate strategy to 2030 sets the course for ADB's efforts to respond effectively to the Asia and Pacific region's changing needs. Under Strategy 2030, ADB will expand its vision to achieve a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.

Operational Priorities

Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities

威廉希尔体育Supports the Sustainable Development Goal agenda to tackle poverty and inequality and leave no one behind.

Strategic Operational Priorities
  1. Human capital and social protection enhanced for all
  2. Quality jobs generated
  3. Access to opportunities increased for the most vulnerable

Accelerating progress in gender equality

威廉希尔体育Support for gender equality and women’s empowerment is also central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Strategic Operational Priorities
  1. Women’s economic empowerment increased
  2. Gender equality in human development enhanced
  3. Gender equality in decision-making and leadership enhanced
  4. Women’s time poverty and drudgery reduced
  5. Women’s resilience to external shocks strengthened

Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability

威廉希尔体育Thirteen of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals are relevant to or will be impacted by actions on climate change, climate and disaster resilience, and the environment.

Strategic Operational Priorities
  1. Mitigation of climate change increased
  2. Climate and disaster resilience built
  3. Environmental sustainability enhanced

Making cities more livable

Cities in Asia and the Pacific have unprecedented opportunities to transform the well-being of their citizens and to catalyze economic development through increased urbanization by 2030.

Strategic Operational Priorities
  1. Improve access, quality and reliability of services in urban areas
  2. Strengthen urban planning and financial sustainability of cities
  3. Improve urban environment, climate-resilience and disaster management of cities

Promoting rural development and food security

Although significant progress has been made in meeting food security, in Asia and the Pacific, hunger and malnutrition persist.

Strategic Operational Priorities
  1. Rural development
  2. Agricultural value chains
  3. Food security

Strengthening governance and institutional capacity

威廉希尔体育Governance and institutional reforms are needed to sustain development momentum in the region and to ensure that the benefits of growth are equitably and widely shared.

Strategic Operational Priorities
  1. Strengthened public management and financial stability
  2. Enhanced governance and institutional capacity for service delivery
  3. Strengthened country systems and standards

Fostering regional cooperation and integration

威廉希尔体育Operations are expected to enhance connectivity and competitiveness, promote regional public goods, strengthen cooperation in the finance sector, and strengthen subregional initiatives.

Strategic Operational Priorities
  1. Greater and higher quality connectivity between economies
  2. Global and regional trade and investment opportunities expanded
  3. Regional public goods increased and diversified