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|1 Oct 2013||
The cities of South Asia are growing at an unprecedented rate, and there is potential to steer this development onto a sustainable and green path. Carbon financing serves as a valuable revenue source to help cities earn additional income to support low-carbon development. https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/ . --> https://accounts.brightcove.com/...
|30 Aug 2012||
The Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement Project in Bangladesh: Sharing Knowledge on Community-Driven Development
The Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement Project in Bangladesh responds to the growing need for infrastructure and service delivery for the rapidly increasing urban population in Bangladesh by building the capacity of resourceconstrained pourashavas (municipalities) to deliver services, and by increasing community participation in decision making and subproject implementation, a...
|6 Aug 2012||
Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2012 (Key Indicators) , the 43rd edition of this series, includes the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental indicators for the 48 regional members of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This publication aims to...
|22 Oct 2011||
South Asia Project Briefs In 2002, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved the Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement Sector Project with the aim of helping selected municipalities enhance accountability in municipal management and strengthen capabilities in municipal services; develop and expand physical...
|3 Oct 2011||
Urban Development Series Economic challenges in developing Asian countries have become more complex: urban populations are growing at great cost to the environment, climate change has increased risks of natural disasters, and income gaps within and between developing countries are widening. These factors threaten the...
|12 Sep 2011||
"This report provides a clear and up-to-date guide for harnessing the huge resource recovery potential of organic waste in the region, and is a practical reference for any policy maker or practitioner working to improve the livability of cities." — Dr. Masaru Tanaka, President, Society of Solid Waste Management Experts in Asia and Pacific Islands The massive scale...
|1 Oct 2009||
Asian Sanitation Data Book The first data book on sanitation for the Asia and Pacific region, this book features raw data and analyses on the sanitation situation in 27 cities. The initiative was realized in response to the needs of Asian cities and local governments, which gathered at the International Seminar on Sanitation...
|1 Nov 2006||
The book presents case studies of good practice on sustainable urban development from 12 Asian countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, People's Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Viet Nam. It provides insights into current issues, management approaches, and investment types in urban development in...
|18 Dec 2001||
Nowhere is the urban challenge more starkly evident than in Asia. Many cities lack data and information on urban conditions and trends, which has undermined their ability to understand and manage the complex forces of urban growth and change. The 460-page Cities Data Book explores the theory, development and application of urban indicator systems for improved urban management and...