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8 May 2013
Author, cartoonist and painter Aabid Surti champions water conservation by fixing leaks in Mumbai’s poor households, one tap at a time.
29 Apr 2013
In remote Assam State, in northeastern India, irregular and inadequate power supply has held back even low-tech primary industries, such as silk. Finally, that is starting to change.
26 Apr 2013
In India’s fast-growing Madhya Pradesh State, sanitation and sewerage initiatives, along with refurbishments to aging water treatment plants, are making way for urban development.
22 Apr 2013
In the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, where poverty levels are among the highest in the country, new all-weather roads connect rural people to healthcare, and to the broader economy.
15 Apr 2013
An urban water and sewerage system project in the Indian state of Karnataka is improving people’s health and making cities like Mangalore more livable.
25 Mar 2013
Once reliant solely on the annual monsoon, farmers in India are conserving water for irrigation and making it available year-round, allowing them to double-crop and improve livelihoods.
18 Mar 2013
Community-based associations that put Indian farmers in control of water for irrigation—the heart of their livelihoods—nearly foundered until an ADB-supported project stepped in, engaging farming families.
14 Feb 2013
Empowering women in South Asia can help address the twin issues of gender and urban poverty, say ADB's senior social development specialist Francesco Tornieri and urban development specialist Ron Slangen.
26 Dec 2012
With support from ADB, the people affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami were able to rebuild their lives and communities.
29 Nov 2012
South Asia's prospects of growth depend in good part on the enhancement of cross-border connectivity and facilitation of trade among Bangladesh, Butan, India and Nepal. Here are 12 things to know about cooperation and integration in South Asia.