This pilot and demonstration activity will introduce the methodology in five countries representing the five regions of ADB’s operations and promote a standardized approach to measuring nonrevenue water, increasing capacity and adoption into respective operations.
In Nepal, the police established the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) network in 20 districts across the country in coordination with civil society organizations and with support from ADB. The network helps women feel more comfortable reporting gender-based crime and domestic violence.
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has proposed to demonstrate the operational feasibility of a solar-powered septic tank as an alternative and sustainable sanitation option for communities. The increased temperature inside the septic tank will inactivate pathogens and reduce the environmental issues related to conventional fecal sludge management. In turn, this will improve the water quality of groundwater and surface water and minimize health risks.