ADB and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have allocated $2 million in ADB's Facility for Pilot and Demonstration Activities to support the pilot testing of innovative ideas on non-networked sanitation and septage management. Funding will come from the $15 million Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund under ADB's Water Financing Partnership Facility. Read more
Water pilot and demonstration activities (PDAs) are small-scale, short-term projects that test and validate innovative approaches, methodologies, and technologies for replication or scaling up.
People's Republic of China, Jan 2012 Pilot Application of ADB Guidance Note on Mainstreaming Water Safety Plans in ADB Water Projects
The feasibility of the “ADB Guidance Note on Mainstreaming Water Safety Plans in ADB Water Projects” will be evaluated to ensure effectiveness.
Cambodia, Jan 2011 Action Research Project to Develop a Sanitation Microfinance Program
A microfinance scheme for sanitation and hygiene improvement will be developed and pilot tested in rural areas.
People's Republic of China, Mar 2013 Public-Private Partnership: Pilot Development of a Mechanism for Payment for Watershed Services in Chishui Watershed
A Payment for Watershed Services mechanism in Chishui River Basin to address deteriorating ecosystems and improve the livelihood of poor upstream residents will be piloted.
People's Republic of China, Mar 2013 Scoping the Water-Energy-Pollution Nexus in Urumqi and Qingdao for Preparing PRC’s Ministry of Environmental Protection Co-Control Program
The water-energy-pollution nexus in Urumqi and Qingdao cities will be studied to help the Ministry of Environmental Protection to effectively design co-control regulation of water, energy, and air pollution.
People's Republic of China, Feb 2013 Assessing the Feasibility of Nutrient Trading Between Point and Nonpoint Sources in the Lake Chao Basin
The feasibility of an effective point-nonpoint source nutrient trading program will be pilot tested in the Lake Chao Basin.