Water for All
In the Spotlight
Families in Samoa are cleaning up their neighborhoods, adopting better sanitation practices, and living healthier lives.
In Pakistan's province of Punjab, ADB is working with the government to replace a 100-year-old weir that regulates water flow to canals irrigating more than 12,000 sq km of agricultural land.
This publication chronicles the results of the Second Asian Irrigation Forum (AIF2) and discusses strategies and opportunities to address challenges for a more sustainable and resilient agriculture in support of food security. Early this year, the AIF2 was held to address the challenges faced by Asia’s irrigation sector.
In Sri Lanka's arid North Central province, a government drive to improve domestic water quality has made life easier and safer for thousands of households, as well as reducing chronic kidney disease.
Water, like many of the world’s precious resources, is threatened by misuse, overuse, and pollution. In Asia and the Pacific, many countries are in a water crisis, and their expanding populations have increasing demands for water.
"Water for All" is ADB's vision for the Asia and Pacific region. ADB works to increase investments for better water services in cities and rural communities and careful management of water resources.