Sub-regional Conference on Promoting Innovations in Wastewater Management in Asia and the Pacific

Event | 29 - 31 January 2013 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines


The sub-regional conference will formally launch RETA 8060: Promoting Innovations in Wastewater Management in Asia and the Pacific. Participants will be a mixture of government executives, wastewater industry practitioners, private sectors from the following countries: Philippines, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Mongolia and Uzbekistan.


At the end of the workshop, participants will have:

  • information on different technologies applicable to their specific condition;
  • awareness on successful projects in similar DMCs;
  • information on different project financing schemes; and
  • enhanced capacity on available planning tools.

Expected outputs

  • Identification of priority concerns per country/city
  • Action Plan per country/city

Target participants

Participation is by invitation only.

A five-member team from different cities composed of any of the following:

  • member of the legislative body
  • local government executive
  • local administrator
  • local planner
  • local budget officer
  • local expert on the problem being tackled (i.e. agriculturist, health officer, population officer, etc)
  • sanitation and wastewater experts
  • NGO/ civil society representatives/ private sector

Resource speakers

Project proponents from different DMCs will present their success stories. Experts in the sanitation and wastewater industry will discuss planning, technology, financing and management options.