January 14, 2017

Smart water management systems in Guiyang City, People’s Republic of China

July 2017 – The organization saw several transformations in the course of over 7 decades, until it became the Guiyang Beikong Water Group Company.

January 14, 2017

Supporting hydropower development in Viet Nam

July 2017 – ADB is cofinancing the construction of Song Bung 4, a hydropower plant in the Nam Giang District, Quang Nam Province, in compliance with safeguard requirements and the restoration and improvement of livelihoods of the affected population.

January 14, 2017

Improved water operation resilience in Thailand

July 2017 – The advent of climate change has been a game changer for all.

January 14, 2017

A wellspring of hope for Madhya Pradesh

November 2017 – The lack of access to water embeds the poor in a continuing life of poverty. In Madhya Pradesh, this will soon change with an urban services improvement project to be implemented across 64 towns.

January 14, 2017

River basin flood management in Indonesia

July 2017 – The ADB Flood Management in Selected River Basins Project supports the Government of Indonesia's goal to better manage and mitigate flood risks.

Urban solutions pathways

ADB's Vision of Livable Cities

Cities contribute to national economic growth, but they can be polluted and overcrowded. Asia’s rapidly developing cities face inadequate basic services, environmental degradation, and increasing poverty. “Livable Cities” is ADB’s vision and approach to urban development. ADB works to support the transformation of developing cities in Asia and the Pacific into safe, sustainable urban centers.

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