India is undertaking an ambitious initiative to upgrade its sanitation system nationwide, attempting to give every house and school access to a modern toilet by 2019. Countries around Asia are grappling with the same issue.
Water is one of our most precious resources, but it is threatened by growth, misuse, and pollution. In Asia and the Pacific, many countries are in a water crisis and the demand for water is huge and growing.
"Water for All" is ADB's vision and policy for Asia and the Pacific. ADB's Water Financing Program works to increase investments and support reforms in cities, rural communities, and river basins.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a $300 million facility agreement with Sound Global Ltd. (Sound Global) to improve rural wastewater management using innovative technologies across the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
ADB signed an agreement on 3 November to provide $56.6 million in emergency assistance grants for the reconstruction of irrigation and rural roads after heavy damage from severe flooding earlier this year. The grant will be used in 15 provinces in...
ADB today approved two loans worth half a billion dollars to help the government in India’s largest state of Rajasthan to better manage essential urban services and finance water and sewerage upgrades.
ADB has signed a ground-breaking agreement in partnership with 13 banks to support Beijing Enterprises Water Group Company Limited (BEWG) to promote high standard wastewater treatment and reuse in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Japan are providing technical assistance to help Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) member countries tackle weaknesses in sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) procedures, which are undermining cross border trade...