Urban Innovations Series
The Urban Innovations series features case studies of ADB's urban development projects in Asia and the Pacific. It shares best practices and lessons learned in urban infrastructure, transport, sanitation, as well as urban planning, policies, and urban development financing.
Strengthening Financial Intermediary for Infrastructure Development in Local Authority
This publication describes the Local Government Infrastructure Improvement Project (LGIIP) and innovative financing mechanisms aimed to develop financial intermediary.
A New Paradigm for Sustainable Urban Transport
This publication describes a new urban transport paradigm developed by ADB that reflects the best knowledge and practices of sustainable urban development programs around the world.
Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project (ETESP)
This publication summarizes the success of the Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project (ETESP), a package of grant financed assistance from the Asian Development Bank for the Government of Indonesia's ambitious reconstruction and rehabilitation program.
Understanding Urban Water Tariff in the People's Republic of China
This publication describes the state of urban water supply and wastewater treatment in the People's Republic of China.
Improving Urban Service Delivery in Georgia
This publication describes the urgent need to improve basic municipal services in Georgia and how ADB has been helping the country.
Town-based Urbanization Strategy Study in the PRC
Promoting town development has long been central to the urbanization strategy of the People's Republic of China and is underscored by the Government's continuous search for specific policy mechanisms that will enable economic growth and attract more rural migrants to towns. The Town-based Urbanization Strategy Study was carried out to identify the policy tools, implementation mechanisms, and priority investments to promote the development of towns. This publication outlines the main findings and recommendations of the study.
Neighborhood Upgrading and Shelter in Indonesia
This publication describes how the 'Neighborhood Upgrading and Shelter Sector Project,' implemented through a loan from ADB, has contributed to the strategic upgrading of neighborhoods and shelters in Indonesia.
Rebuilding Lives in Aceh and Nias, Indonesia
The Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project (ETESP) for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Aceh and Nias has been under implementation since June 2005. This publication describes the project and its results after three years.
Development of Poor Urban Communities
This publication outlines ADB's support of the development of poor urban communities in the Philippines through the 'Development of Poor Urban Communities Sector Project'.
An Integrated Approach to Environmental Improvement: Rehabilitation of Qinhuai River in Nanjing
This publication describes how an integrated approach to environmental improvement has led to the rehabilitation of the Qinhuai River in Nanjing, People's Republic of China.