Smart urban transport to enhance livability in Tbilisi

Water safety planning for urban water utilities

Nature | Water

May 2017 – This handbook provides guidance on integrating the Water Safety Plan approach into ADB's urban water projects to facilitate compliance with global good practices.

Improved water operation resilience in Thailand

Digital | Water

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

Mangalore shows the way on wastewater management in India

Nature | Water

June 2017 – Indian cities, which contribute more than 60% of the country’s GDP, face a major challenge in managing their wastewater in a scientific manner.

tonle-sap-basin-project

Nature | Resilience | Water

Additional resources and frequent communication are some of the small wins from the early days of the second Tonle Sap Basin project, according to an After-Action Review (AAR) report of the project.

ADB lauds Kolkata Mayor for pursuing urban resilience planning and development

Water | Resilience

April 2018 – Recognizing that the city is prone to climate-related stresses and that urban water services need to keep pace with growth, the Kolkata local government has been seriously committed to improving its livability, and both ADB and the national government have taken notice.

Supporting hydropower development in Viet Nam

Digital | Water

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.

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

Digital | Water

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

A wellspring of hope for Madhya Pradesh

Digital | Water

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.

River basin flood management in Indonesia

Digital | Nature | Water

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.

Nepal leads a countrywide fecal sludge management regulatory framework

Nature | Water

July 2017 – In South Asia, countries have recognized this need to improve sanitation over the last decade.

Built to last: Suzhou Creek rehabilitation project

Nature | Resilience | Water

May 2017 – After years of suffering pollution, Suzhou Creek is as good as new thanks to an ADB rehabilitation project.

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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