All PDAs

Pilot and Demonstration Activities (PDAs) are quick-disbursing, small-scale water projects that aim to test or demonstrate innovative water development ideas which can be easily replicated and/or scaled up. A grant of up to $50,000 per project is provided to accepted PDA proposals.

Project Title
Demonstrating Community-Led Approach to Sanitation in Yangon
Scoping the Water-Energy-Pollution Nexus in Urumqi and Qingdao for Preparing PRC’s Ministry of Environmental Protection Co-Control Program
Public-Private-Partnership: Pilot Development of a Mechanism for Payment for Watershed Services in Chishui River Basin
Assessment of Riverbed Clogging at Potential Riverbank Filtration for Securing Safe, Low-Cost Potable Supplies
Enhancing Irrigated Agricultural Productivity through Multifunctional Water Users’ Associations and Its Dissemination: PDA After-Care
Assessing the Feasibility of Nutrient Trading Between Point and Nonpoint Sources in the Lake Chao Basin
Pilot Application of ADB Guidance Note on Mainstreaming Water Safety Plans in ADB Water Projects
Building Private Sector Participation in River Basin Management: The Case of Nam Ngum River Basin
Building Disaster-Resilient Communities in Flood-Prone Areas: A Demonstration and Pilot Testing of Local Design Innovations for Housing and Small Community Infrastructures
Training Program on Water Tariff Reform and Peer-to-Peer Learning Process for Rural Environmental Health and Sanitation Awareness
Developing and Demonstrating a Mechanism for Sustainable Supply of Purified Water in Remote Communities
Demonstrating Information, Education, and Communication Campaign Using Community-Based and Multimedia Strategies for the Rehabilitation of Pasig River and Its Waterways
Strengthening the Benefits Sharing Mechanism for People Adversely Affected by Hydropower Generation Projects
Validating Community-Based Water Resources Management Approaches for Hill and Mountain Ecosystems
Adapting Appropriate Sanitation Solutions to Peri-Urban Areas (A PDA After Care Support)
Demonstrating Enhanced Productivity of Irrigated Agriculture System through Multifunctional Water Users Associations
Developing and Pilot Testing a Specialists’ Course on Riverbank Protection
Field-Based Research on the Impacts of Climate Change on Rivers
Pilot Implementation of School and Community-Based Information and Education Program for Water and Sanitation in Zhengding County
Use of Bamboo for Land Stabilization, Soil Erosion Control, Water Catchment Rehabilitation, and Effluent Treatment in Citarum River Basin
Consolidating Advances in Integrated Water Resources Management in Yom River Basin
Stimulating Participatory Process for Water Allocation in Bang Pakong
Financing Models for Small Scale Water Service Providers
Strengthening Capacity to Enhance Sustainability and Accountability of Irrigation Water Users' Association
Using Compensation Mechanism for Watershed Protection Services in Citarum