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 report describes the role of economic analysis and the impacts of climate change on economic analysis of infrastructure projects in the context of 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 paper assists project teams in managing climate change risk in the context of water supply and sanitation investment projects.
This guidebook shares training materials and knowledge on mini-grid development for rural electrification. It documents experiences and lessons learned from developing 12 pilot mini-grid systems for off-grid energy access in Myanmar.
This report presents the water and climate adaptation plan (WATCAP) developed for the Sava river basin (SRB), the report covers climate impacts in the Sava river basin, an economic evaluation of the SRB and Hydrologic Modeling of SRB.
This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia, the report focuses on the poorest and the most vulnerable groups.
This book describes some key global water challenges, perspectives for remote sensing approaches, and their importance for water resources-related activities. It presents eight key types of water resources management variables, a list of sensors that can produce such information, and a description of existing data products with examples.
The author evaluates the strength of the effect that community pressure and pollution charges have on industrial pollution control in China, the author finds that the implicit discharge price is at least as high as the explicit price. In other words, community pressure not only exists, but may be as strong an incentive as the pollution charge is for industrial firms to control pollution in China.
This paper considers three hydropower projects, these are in India, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. The paper looks into the impact of global climate change on these hydropower projects using an autoregressive model on a hydrological series, since hydropower is among the most vulnerable industries to changes in global and regional climate.
This technical note provides an overview for authorities who wish to conduct flood hazard and risk assessments and who must develop a step-by-step plan for carrying out the assessment that is appropriate and feasible in the local context.