ADB's Focus on Water
In the Spotlight
Flowing more than 1,000 km between Pakistan’s Indus River and the Suleiman Mountains, the Chashma Canal has helped transform a vast expanse of barren land into green farmland where profitable crops like rice and sugarcane can be cultivated.
Georgia is improving water supply and sanitation services in its provincial towns. ADB is supporting the government program through a series of loans worth $500 million. The program will bring 24/7 water to more than 335,000 people across the country.
This compendium of twinning arrangements and country experiences highlights successful partnerships formed under ADB's Water Operators Partnerships (WOPs) Program.
This publication summarizes the results of a pilot study to quantify water and energy use in high-effciency irrigation systems in Viet Nam.
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.