Water for All
In the Spotlight
Emerging from decades of isolation, Myanmar is experiencing rapid economic growth. The Mandalay City Government is preparing to embark on its first major urban investment program in 25 years.
Badra Kamaladasa, former Director-General of Sri Lanka’s Irrigation Department, talks about her role as a woman and as a leader in Sri Lanka’s irrigation sector.
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Asia may be the world’s most dynamic region with the fastest economic growth, but also leads the world in other less desirable ways—such as being the most insecure when it comes to water resources.
More than 800,000 residents are benefiting from a project to clean up water, upgrade wastewater and solid waste treatment, and boost district heating in 10 small towns of Hebei Province, PRC.
About Water for All
Water, like many of the world’s precious resources, is threatened by misuse, overuse, and pollution. In Asia and the Pacific, many countries are in a water crisis, and their expanding populations have increasing demands for water.
"Water for All" is ADB's vision for the Asia and Pacific region. ADB works to increase investments for better water services in cities and rural communities and careful management of water resources.