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|4 Nov 2013||
The country operations business plan (COBP), 2014–2016 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) updates the COBP 2013– 2015. The COBP continues to support the priorities identified in the ADB country partnership strategy (CPS), 2012–2016 for the Lao PDR of inclusive and sustainable growth and poverty reduction through four priority sectors (...
|25 Sep 2013||
44458-013 ADB $220 Million Loan to Help Uzbekistan Reduce Poverty and Boost Agriculture ADB will help overhaul a 45-year-old, inefficient water supply system in Bukhara and Navoi provinces in Uzbekistan, that will...
|12 Sep 2013||
The water-food-energy nexus is emerging as a critical issue in Asia and the Pacific. It is clear that solutions must be found to assure water security, thereby eliminating the immediate--and increasing--risk to food security, energy security, and economic growth and stability: water must be recognized as an economic as well as a social good. Governments need to be encouraged to think...
Series page for Sectoral Perspectives on Gender and Social Inclusion Title Date...
|22 Jul 2013||
Exploring Public–Private Partnership in the Irrigation and Drainage Sector in India: A Scoping Study
In spite of substantial investment by the Government of India, the country’s irrigation and drainage sector finds itself plagued with numerous concerns. The current productivity and efficiency levels, as well as economic returns, are all lower than expected. In light of the growing stress on natural resources and the threat of climatic change, meeting the needs of its growing population poses...
|14 Apr 2013||
ADB Briefs This policy brief aims to inform policy makers in the Government of Viet Nam and development partners involved in developing the water and irrigation subsector about the irrigation service fee waiver and related issues. This is intended to stimulate debate and plan for rational solutions to unintended impacts of...
|15 Mar 2013||
Knowledge Showcases The Shanxi Province in the People’s Republic of China has been experiencing declining groundwater tables since 1956. From 2000 to 2007, overall water availability decreased by about 5% annually from 8.2 billion cubic meters to about 7 billion. Changing climate conditions have further compounded the issue,...
|7 Mar 2013||
Today, the countries of Asia and the Pacific face some hard development choices. Rising investment and consumption are transforming landscapes and lifestyles across the region. Can the current boom be sustained? The authors of this book believe it can, but only if we manage one of the main pillars of this growth—water. Asian Water Development Outlook 2013 Asia is in the...
|25 Oct 2013||
46079 46079-002 Initial environmental examination describing environmental condition and potential impact, the formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements and environmental...
|25 Oct 2013||
46079 46079-002 This resettlement plan for the Guangdong Chaonan Water Resources Development and Protection Demonstration Project in the PRC contains an assessment and measures, as well as time-bound actions and...