A model public-private partnership enabled the port city to turn wastewater into a valuable asset.
Blog posts on "water supply"
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.
While only 19% of urban dwellers lack access to adequate toilets, a daunting 50% face the same problem in rural areas.
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.
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.
Yes – but only if the focus is on quality and impact, and not on the quantity and volume of investment.
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.
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.
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.
‘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).