The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Pakistan today signed a $335 million loan to help develop a Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system in Peshawar, the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The project will improve public transport of the city through a state of the art integrated BRT system.
While the state and central government have helped with relief and rehabilitation in Assam, two local individuals stepped up to gather support from citizens all over the country.
Recent regional climate change projections have consequences for human systems, particularly for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Hometown investment trust funds, with revenues from taxes on pollutants, could provide much-needed finance for green energy projects.
Asia needs to invest $1.7 trillion a year in infrastructure to maintain growth—16% of the funds are needed for climate adaptation and mitigation measures.