Blogs on water supply
Published on Thursday, 08 June 2017
A model public-private partnership enabled the port city to turn wastewater into a valuable asset.
Published on Monday, 19 December 2016
To address water scarcity and security in Asia’s cities, we need a shift in approach and rapid replication of best practices in good leadership, policymaking, and financing.
Published on Tuesday, 30 August 2016
While only 19% of urban dwellers lack access to adequate toilets, a daunting 50% face the same problem in rural areas.
Published on Monday, 11 July 2016
ADB, Australia and the US are working together to increase access to safe water and improve sanitation in the second largest city in the Marshall Islands.
Published on Friday, 03 June 2016
By October 2017, we in Kathmandu will literally feel the snow-fed Melamchi water at our own taps. What a relief that’s going to be.
Published on Thursday, 21 April 2016
Yes – but only if the focus is on quality and impact, and not on the quantity and volume of investment.
Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2015
A recent trip to southern Bangladesh showed that if you want to ensure water and food security, it’s also important that the right people are deciding how much water is needed, and when.
Published on Friday, 16 October 2015
Women’s participation in an ADB urban development project in India transformed their role, increased understanding of gender issues in water and sanitation, and strengthened institutional capacity in ensuring that men and women could benefit equally from water and sanitation investments.
Published on Friday, 05 June 2015
While developing Asia has made great strides toward raising prosperity and reducing poverty during the last three decades, it has not done as well on good governance, which affects public service delivery.
Published on Thursday, 09 May 2013
‘Momentum 1000’ marked a major milestone on 5 April 2013—1000 days left of action before the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).