To complement the ADB-funded District Capitals Water Supply Project, Timor-Leste’s National Directorate of Basic Sanitation proposed a PDA on designing a scheme that will use performance-based subsidies to attract donors and investors in supporting sanitation projects for low-income communities in the urban area of Manatuto, a district in the central part of the country. This design will go beyond just toilets, and instead improve sanitation using a proposed system that includes collecting both human excreta and greywater through underground pipes that lead to safe treatment and disposal away from households, thereby enhancing wastewater management and basic sanitation as well as reducing health risks due to exposure to water-borne diseases.
Majority of Mongolia's peatlands have significantly degraded due to unsustainable practices and climate change impacts. This pilot study builds upon community restoration efforts by showcasing scientific peatlands restoration techniques, ways to scale up, and how to increase awareness on the importance of peatlands.
This project involves a $500 million direct nonsovereign loan and a $500 million partial credit guarantee with a sovereign guarantee that would help the government to continue the development of one of its largest revenue-generating assets in challenging times globally for oil and gas investments.
This project involves a $70 million loan from ADB with $19.25 million Clean Technology Fund (CTF) concessional financing and a $20 million parallel loan funded through Leading Asia's Private Sector Infrastructure (LEAP) Fund.
ADB will provide a $62.5 million yuan loan to Inner Mongolia Saikexing Breeding and Biotechnology Group (SKX) and will act as the lender of record for the participation of selected commercial banks of up to $62.5 million equivalent in yuan.
ADB will provide an equity investment of up to $20 million in VI (Vietnam Investments) Fund III, L.P. to make equity and equity-linked investments in middle-market companies and small and medium-sized enterprises primarily in Viet Nam.
An ADB debt facility of up to $150 million (in Indian rupee equivalent) to Janalakshmi Financial Services will be used to finance microfinance loans to women customers and micro and small enterprises. Up to 5% of the loan will be for building and improving sanitation facilities throughout India.