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New rankings to help Asia better plan water strategy -- by Bambang Susantono

Water demand in the region is coming under increasing stress from population growth, urbanization, and growing prosperity. But simply developing new …

Asia Pacific Shows Progress in Water Security, But Challenges Remain

News Release | 30 August 2016<p>STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN– Water security in Asia and Pacific has progressed overall in the past 5 years, but major challenges …

Blog poll: Is technology the answer to growing more food with less water? -- by Yasmin Siddiqi

A majority of respondents think drip and sprinkler systems are the best solution.

Youth Video Contest Winners Explore Water Challenges in Growing Food

News Release | 20 January 2016<p>MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Irrigation, water shortages, climate change and migrating populations were among the issues …

Rural Integration

News from Country Offices | 20 January 2016<p>HONG KONG, CHINA — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement in partnership with 18 banks …

Agriculture Placing Huge Demands on Water: Asia's Thirst for Food

Infographic | 20 January 2016<p>Agriculture is placing the biggest demands on water in Asia and the Pacific, as rising populations, rapid urbanization, …

Irrigation Efficiency Key to Meeting Asia’s Growing Food Demands

Article | 20 January 2016<p>Across Asia and the Pacific, farmers every day wrestle with a huge challenge—how to meet the growing demand for food in the …

Why business needs to get serious about water scarcity

The fact that water is running out is not new, but what is becoming increasingly urgent is that without action towards sustainable water practices, …

ADB Extends New Loan to Expand Southwest Area Water Project

News from Country Offices | 6 October 2015<p>DHAKA, BANGLADESH — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing fresh assistance to expand a water …

Water

Enhancing Irrigated Agricultural Productivity through Multifunctional Water Users’ Associations and Its Dissemination: PDA After-Care

Project Result / Case Study | 30 April 2013<p>This after-care Pilot and Demonstration Activities (PDA) will document the evolution of multifunctional …

At the onset of #SwachhBharat in Oct 2014, #India required 11 crore #toilets. Where are we now? http://t.co/bHk2Cmrjzv

Development Initiatives - working on the use of data to drive poverty eradication and sustainable development.

Leveraging data to achieve universal health covera...<p>Aid spending by DAC donors in 2017<p>Aid data needs and use cases in Nepal<p>The enabling environment …

Sustainability

Demonstrating Community-Led Approach to Sanitation in Yangon

Project Result / Case Study | 31 December 2013<p>The Pilot and Demonstration Activities (PDA) will demonstrate innovative and sustainable methodologies …

Water Facts | UN-Water

ADB Loan Supports Pingxiang’s Push to Cut Floods, Improve Environment

News from Country Offices | 22 September 2015<p>BEIJING, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan …

Mandalay Urban Services Improvement Project: Toward a Green Mandalay

Publication | September 2015<p>Emerging from decades of isolation, Myanmar is experiencing rapid economic growth. The Mandalay City Government is …

ADB Loan Supports Improved Water, Flood Protection in Hubei Prefecture

News from Country Offices | 14 September 2015<p>BEIJING, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan …

ADB, India Sign $500 Million Loans to Improve Urban Services in Rajasthan

News from Country Offices | 14 September 2015<p>NEW DELHI, INDIA - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed two loans …

ADB Loan to Help Improve Urban Sewage, Wastewater System in Djizzak

News from Country Offices | 10 September 2015<p>TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $81 million loan that aims to …

Who's growing tomorrow's food?

With a rapidly growing population in Asia and rising demand for drinking water, power, and food the competition for water resources is huge.<p>In the …

Sustainable development goals - United Nations

On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to <b>end poverty</b>, <b>protect the planet</b> and <b>ensure prosperity for all</b> as part of a new sustainable …

Which countries are most dependent on others for water?

Nearly 2 billion people around the world still lack access to safe water. With world leaders preparing to agree on a new set of Sustainable …

Resources | United Nations ESCAP

Water insecurity costs global economy billions a year

A new report on water insecurity says floods and drought amid climate change and a lack of investment in reliable water supplies is weighing on the …

Snorkeling

India’s Food, Water, Energy Conundrum: Conclusions From a Two-Year Reporting Project [Part 1 of 2]

For two years, the Wilson Center and Circle of Blue have explored the contest for food, water, and energy in India and the troubling ways it plays …

The World’s Most Hostile International Water Basins [Infographic]

At the launch of <i>A New Climate for Peace</i>, a new report on climate-fragility risks produced for the G7 by a consortium of international partners …

Infographics