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This report undertaken by the World Bank Water & Sanitation Program has two objectives (a) Providing guidance/recommendations concerning the reform proposals of state owned enterprises operating in the field of water supply and urban sanitation and (b) Providing guidance/recommendations concerning economic management options for service providers.
This toolkit is a resource designed to assist practitioners working on the next generation of PSP contracts for smaller water projects.
The 3PA consists of three pillars each of which represents a key dimension of quality project assessment providing a clear framework within which project proposals can be evaluated.
This publication reports the findings of a 2014 summit on the challenges of urbanization in Latin America and China.
Thailand's greenhouse gas emissions grew by c. 70 percent between 2000 and 2010, leading to environmental concerns
The efficient movement of goods and people provides Central Asia with the tools for sustainable economic growth, according to the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020.
This report discusses whether public-private partnerships (PPPs) are better than conventional public provision and can ensure proper maintenance, timely expansion, and less congestion.
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 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 document provides guidance for users of NEC in determining the procurement and contract strategies to achieve planned outcomes and in the application of contracts from the NEC3 family in meeting these strategies
The purpose of these guidelines is to enhance the efficiency of fiscal spending by reasonably adjusting and managing, by each project phase, total project costs of large projects funded with the national budget.
The study specifically examines whether power system size and coun¬try per capita income can be reliable indicators of initial conditions for guiding policy on power market structure.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) calculates the economic returns of its projects using internationally accepted methods.
This paper explains hard and soft barriers to trade in South Asia by analyzing transport links and trade facilitation issues.
This Method stipulates the basic procedures and main contents of electronic bidding, and further improves the electronic bidding system.
This publication captures the proceedings of the forum, which featured presentations on the regional economic outlook and various financing schemes for urban infrastructure projects.
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 brief describes how pro-poor approaches to infrastructure go beyond macro-level efforts at poverty reduction, the breif outlines how they target particular activities and populations in relation to energy and water supply.
This book considers modern approaches to dealing with issues of access to water at the basin scale, particularly through the allocation of water among administrative regions.