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ESA and Asian Development Bank join forces

09 November 2016

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ESA and the Asian Development Bank have signed an agreement to collaborate over the next five years to use information from space to support sustainable development.

The Bank aims to help countries in Asia and the Pacific region reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their citizens. The Bank assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants and equity investments to promote social and economic development.

Source: ESA

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