Water for All
In the Spotlight
Public-private-partnerships significantly improve water utilities’ performance in the People’s Republic of China by reducing subsidy ratio, number of employment, and improving total factor productivity.
In Stockholm, World Water Week is fostering new thinking and developing solutions to global water and sanitation challenges. Asia and the Pacific is one of the world’s hardest hit regions, but countries are finding solutions.
Water resources in the Asia Pacific region are severely threatened by rising populations. To produce more food for the future, agriculture will need to use much more water from the region’s already limited supply.
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.