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ADB, Gates Foundation Partner to Tackle Asia's Huge Sanitation Needs
ADB and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have formed a new partnership agreement to expand and speed up access to safe sanitation in Asia and the Pacific.
Arid Cities in People's Republic of China to Improve Water Management
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, one of the poorest and most remote regions in northwestern People's Republic of China, will use a $200 million loan from ADB to improve water availability through wastewater reuse and better water resources management.
ADB Loan Revitalizes Old Silk Road Outpost in PRC's Poor Northwest
ADB is providing a $100 million loan to revitalize Jiuquan City, a former outpost along the Silk Road located in the under-developed northwestern region in the People's Republic of China.
ADB Loan to Support Better Wastewater Services in Kathmandu Valley
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $80 million loan to modernize and expand the wastewater network and treatment facilities in the populous Kathmandu Valley.
ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Readies $1 Billion Pipeline for Lending Operations
The ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Limited is set to begin its lending operations in the second half of 2013, with a pipeline of around $1 billion in projects for the next three years.
Infrastructure, Finance, Skills Training Priorities for New ADB Representative
Infrastructure improvements and private sector development to drive inclusive economic growth in Timor-Leste will be the main focus for Shane Rosenthal, the new Resident Representative for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
3 in 4 Asia-Pacific Nations Facing Water Security Threat - Study
More than 75% of the countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing a serious lack of water security, with many of them facing an imminent water crisis unless immediate steps are taken to improve management of water resources, says a new study prepared jointly by ADB and the Asia-Pacific Water Forum.
ADB, 18 Banks Sign Innovative $100 Million B-Loan for Access to Safe Water
The Asian Development Bank is partnering with 18 banks to help China Water Affairs Group Limited (CWA) to increase access and improve water efficiency in small- and medium-sized cities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
$2.45 Million Grants to Support Thailand's Water Management and Railway Sector
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help support Thailand’s water and flood management, as well as accounting and financial management reform in the railway sector, with two technical assistance (TA) grants launched today.
ADB Loans $212 Million to Bring Piped Water to 3 Million in Viet Nam
ADB will provide $212 million to continue a project to improve water services delivery to more than three million people, including 94,000 households that will receive piped water for the first time in six cities and provinces of Viet Nam.