Blogs on World Water Week

  • Yasmin Siddiqi outside the conference venue in Stockholm.

    A snapshot of water security in Asia-Pacific

    Published on Thursday, 01 September 2016

    Yasmin Siddiqi, Principal Water Resources Specialist with ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, shares updates from World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Water tap in rural Nepal.

    New rankings to help Asia better plan water strategy

    Published on Wednesday, 31 August 2016

    Water demand in the region is coming under increasing stress from population growth, urbanization, and growing prosperity. But simply developing new water resources is not enough.

  • Women in rural India.

    6 ways to bridge the urban-rural divide in sanitation

    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. 

  • ADB in Stockholm ― World Water Week 2013

    Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2013

    The Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is the leading annual gathering on water issues, bringing together technical specialists, political leaders, private sector actors, civil society, researchers and students.