This paper uses a standardised measurement framework of development effectiveness, econometric analysis and case studies to assess the performance of African countries in terms of aid effectiveness in the water sector.
The country partnership strategy lays out a program of priority activities to support each of three pillars and promotes rebalancing ADB financing toward infrastructure projects in support of the government’s Build, Build, Build infrastructure program.
This publication gives an overview of ADB's Philippine Infrastructure for Rural Productivity Enhancement Sector Project the paper argues this has improved access to infrastructure, potable water supply, and communal irrigation for the rural poor.
This publication outlines the current efforts of the Asian Development Bank to promote sustainable infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific, looking at how lives can be improved with regards to infrastructure in the energy, transport, water & waste, communcations technology areas.
This publication is the result of a scoping study initiated by the Asian Development Bank to better understand the issues associated with the water-food-energy nexus in Asia and the Pacific.
This publication provides examples of how the ADB supported communities in the Shanxi province and met the rising challenges in water security, food production, and climate issues.
This study provides an overview of the water security situation in the People’s Republic of China.
This guidance note aims to explain key sector features of urban water supply and identify entry points for mapping governance risks.
This paper analyses how wider roads or more lanes can reduce vehicle emissions and help people be more mobile and efficient, longer roads can increase emissions, although not in a statistically significant way.
This report provides a discussion on the relevance of measuring greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide (CO2).
This report summarizes the transport sector profile, challenges, and the way forward in Armenia.
This study examines the experiences of spectrum management in four countries with a high percentage of wireless broadband penetration (Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States) to help draw lessons for what regulatory frameworks could be used in the LAC region.
The Climate and Disaster Risk Screening Tools developed by the World Bank, provide a systematic, consistent, and transparent way of considering short- and long-term climate and disaster risks in project and national/sector planning processes.
This paper studies the joint decision to invest in such infrastructure, and retrofit it later, given that future climate damages are uncertain and follow a geometric Brownian motion process with positive drift.
This brief argues that we require more technology rather than lesss in developing countries since technology creates opportunities (leapfrogging), to generate jobs, increase earnings and be more inclusive, even though the technology could be widening the income inequality gap.
This paper is a collaboration between the World Bank’s Transport Global Practice, the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) to assemble evidence, viewpoints, and analysis on eMobility programs.
This articlehighlights the process and lessons learned from the Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Resilient Road Strategy of the Samoan road network, and outlines a replicable approach for small island nations with acute capacity challenges that seek to balance analytical rigor with the need for practicality.
The purpose of the report is to help the Government of Armenia: analyze the current levels and structures of water and wastewater tariffs compared to the costs of service, the report covers the cost of Waste and Water Services, the affordability of WSS and alternatives for transitioning to cost-recovery level tariffs over time in Armenia.