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Asian Development Bank (ADB), based in Manila, Philippines, is dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through loans, grants, economic research, policy dialogue, technical assistance and equity investments.
The African Development Bank is a regional multilateral development bank, engaged in promoting the economic development and social progress of its Regional...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helps businesses flourish. Through our financial investments, business services and involvement in high-level policy dialogue, we're well-placed to promote entrepreneurship and change lives.