Asian Development Bank
22 May 2013 - 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, SRINAGAR — The government of Indian-administered Kashmir and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $110 million loan agreement to finance improvements to urban services, including water supply, in th
22 May 2013 - 09:22 by Local Press Report
TEREVAN (Hydro World) — JSC RusHydro has secured a $25 million USD loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that will be used for the modernization of hydropower projects in Armenia's Sevan-Hrazdan Cascade. The S
21 May 2013 - 08:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
thailand, CHIANG MAI — Asian and Pacific leaders, who gathered in Thailand this weekend for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit, warned that fierce competition in the region for water resources has the potential to cause c
7 May 2013 - 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Asian Development Bank and the Pakistani government have signed a $73 million USD loan agreement to rehabilitate the Pakpattan Canal and Suleimanki Barrage in Punjab province.
29 Apr 2013 - 09:35 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — National water operator Azersu OJSC is preparing a working documentation of the 3rd tranche of Multi-Tranche Financing Facility (MFF) Water Supply & Sanitation Investment Program, financed by
22 Apr 2013 - 09:44 by Local Press Report
BAKU (News.az) — Azerbaijan water company Azersu and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have discussed implementation of the “Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program." Chairman of Azersu Gorkhmaz Huseynov
17 Apr 2013 - 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The Sri Lankan government will prioritize agricultural water supply in the Kilinochchi district under the major Jaffna-Kilinochchi Water Supply and Sanitation Project, which will be completed in 20
15 Apr 2013 - 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Kyrgyzstan is close to completing work on a strategy to develop the country’s water supply and wastewater sector, to the Kyrgyz Agency for Community Development and Investment said on April 12.
9 Apr 2013 - 07:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Kyrgyzstan’s Financial Crime Investigation Service (KFCIS) is looking into the country’s nearly completed Taza Suu water sector upgrade project for evidence of possible wrongdoing.
3 Apr 2013 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) continues to prepare for the beginning of twinning- support program, proposed to national water operator of Azerbaijan, Azersu OJSC. The Baku-based ADB resid
25 Mar 2013 - 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The US Water Partnership (USWP) marked its first anniversary on March 22, World Water Day, with a review of partners' current activities and the partership's six Signature Initiatives.
25 Mar 2013 - 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar — Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries plan to launch a global dry land alliance in 2014 to deal with water scarcity and food security in 51 countries, according to officials with the regional gr
20 Mar 2013 - 09:56 by Local Press Report
CAN THO (Eurasia Review) — Asian and European representatives meet in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in Vietnam on March 21-22 to discuss closer Asia-Europe cooperation on water resource and river basin management.
14 Mar 2013 - 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A new joint study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) warns that over 75 percent of the countries in the Asia-Pacific region have a serious lack of water sec
13 Mar 2013 - 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — The Asian Development Bank is providing a $20 million USD grant to support the Taza Suu (Clean Water) project in Kyrgyzstan, a Kyrgyz official said on March 12.
8 Mar 2013 - 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) this week received consultancy proposals for the Diamer-Bhasha Dam from three consortia comprising of 20 international and local companies.
27 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, SRINAGAR — To meet growing drinking water needs in its winter capital, Jammu, the government of Indian-administered Kashmir is fast-tracking its $145 million USD Chenab Water Supply project.
26 Feb 2013 - 10:51 by Local Press Report
KATHMANDU (Pakistan Today) — The Asian Development Bank on Tuesday approved a $150 million USD loan for a giant hydropower plant to ease Nepal's chronic electricity shortages which lead to power cuts of upto 14 hours a da
14 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Changing water use patterns and big cuts in non-revenue water in the Philippines capital region have postponed by several years the reckoning date when existing water supply begins to fall short of
6 Feb 2013 - 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank, along with 18 other banks, has signed a $100 million USD loan agreement with China Water Affairs Group Limited to improve efficiency and increase access to safe water in
1 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The United States is committed to helping Pakistan address energy challenges with funding for electricity projects, in particular for Diamer Bhasha Dam, US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson told
1 Feb 2013 - 09:09 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) continues formulation of twinning- support program, proposed by Azerbaijan’s national water operator Azersu OJSC. The Baku-based ADB resident office informs th
31 Jan 2013 - 08:26 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — The European Union has supported and joined the program of substantiation of management and impact of climate change, initiated by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Informed sources say that
30 Jan 2013 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
dhaka (The Financial Express) — Bangladesh state-backed water agency has moved to provide piped water to the capital's largest slum Korail by the end of December this year, the executive head of WASA has said. Although the D
28 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka will soon sign a $45.8 million USD credit facility with Hungary to rehabilitate two water treatment plants that supply water to the greater Colombo area, Mass Media and Information Minist
25 Jan 2013 - 10:54 by Local Press Report
MANILA (The Nation (Thailand)) — The Asian Development Bank is providing two technical assistance grants to facilitate water and flood management and also railroad accounting and financial management. "Integrated water-resour
11 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, KolKata — The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has started installing water meters for all industrial and residential consumers, in hopes the move will help it secure funding from the government and the Asian D
14 Dec 2012 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to start using the tool of consulting-support for partners in Azerbaijan. At a December 13 press conference in Baku ADB country representative Olli
12 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, PATNA — The government of India's eastern state of Bihar is looking at better management of water resources through interlinking its rivers.
11 Dec 2012 - 10:50 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is interested in continuing the funding of infrastructure projects in Azerbaijan, new Director General of the Asian Development Bank for Central and West Asia Kla
10 Dec 2012 - 09:57 by Local Press Report
DUSHANBE (4-Traders) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans a $137 million grant program for Tajikistan to support inclusive growth over the next two years by creating economic opportunities and ensuring greater access
3 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — With some $70 million USD already invested into Kyrgyzstan’s strategic water project “Taza Suu,” the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said it is reluctant to continue providing funds until disputes
21 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KATHMANDU, Nepal — The Nepal government on November 20 presented an amended work plan for its $464 million USD Melamchi Water Supply Project, under which the project’s 27.5-kilometer tunnel and head works would be co
21 Nov 2012 - 10:56 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Asian Development Bank) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $200 million USD loan to improve crop output and farming productivity in some of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) most important grain producin
20 Nov 2012 - 11:22 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Asian Development Bank) — While advanced economies gradually rebuild their balance sheets, Asia’s emerging markets need to diversify sources of growth to boost GDP, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda s
16 Nov 2012 - 09:46 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Asian Development Bank) — A $250 million USD loan by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to rehabilitate the fifth largest freshwater lake in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will also test an eco-compensation program an
12 Nov 2012 - 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) last week announced an $87.39 million USD loan and grant package to Laos and Vietnam for flood an
7 Nov 2012 - 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MYANMAR, YANGON — The World Bank last week approved a $245 million USD aid package -- $80 million USD as a grant and $165 million as a no-interest loan -- for support to Myanmar’s reform efforts.
6 Nov 2012 - 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Vietnam, HANOI — The World Bank is lending Vietnam $200 million USD for a new water and sanitation project.