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Two ADB Loans to Help Address Land Degradation in Uzbekistan
Two ADB loans totaling more than US$60 million will help Uzbekistan farmers boost their incomes by addressing some of the country's worsening land degradation problems.
$200 Million Loan to Help Reduce Flood Risk in Hunan, PRC
A US$200 million loan from ADB will help reduce flood risks in Hunan Province, People's Republic of China.
$100 Million Loan to Reduce Water Pollution in Wuhan, PRC
A US$100 million loan will help improve the urban environment, public health, and quality of life of residents and businesses in Wuhan City, People's Republic of China, through better management of its water resources.
$80 Million to Help Clean Up Hai River Basin in Shandong, PRC
An US$80 million loan will help improve the urban environment and public health of about 3.9 million people in Shandong province in the People's Republic of China by reducing pollution in the Hai River Basin.
ADB Taking New Directions in Ensuring Water and Sanitation for Asian Cities
ADB is embracing new directions to help improve water and sanitation in the region, a senior ADB official told a session at the World Urban Forum yesterday.
New Approaches Needed to Ensure Sustainable Water for Cities, World Urban Forum Told
Innovative approaches will be needed to quickly provide sustainable water and sanitation to serve Asia's cities, a senior official of ADB told a session at the World Urban Forum yesterday.
Grant Signed for Erosion-Affected Poor in Jamuna-Meghna Floodplains
ADB and the Government of Bangladesh today signed a US$790,000 grant to help the erosion-affected poor in the Jamuna-Meghna Floodplains.
ADB, Netherlands Formalize $14 million Grant for Mekong Environment Program
ADB and the Government of Netherlands today exchanged documents formalizing the $14 million Dutch financial support to the Greater Mekong Subregion Core Environment Program, and its flagship component, the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative.
New ADB Water Financing Program Will Help Participating Countries Meet MDGs, Conference Told
ADB will take a comprehensive approach in addressing the water and sanitation needs of the Asia and Pacific region, embracing substantial investment, promotion of reforms, and capacity development and building partnerships, an ADB Vice-President told a conference in Manila today.
Improving Productivity in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas
A US$42 million loan will help improve the lives of the people in Pakistan's federally administered tribal areas by promoting the sustainable and productive use of the areas' natural resources.