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The Socioeconomic Spillovers of Sanitation: Sewage Treatment Plants in Navi Mumbai, India
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 2020-05-30)
Urbanization and industrialization draw people from rural areas to migrate to cities in search of a better standard of living. In fast-developing countries like India, the large flow of migrants to major cities puts much pressure on city infrastructure ...
Decentralized Wastewater and Fecal Sludge Management: Case Studies from India
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 2020-09-15)
This case study presents stories of decentralized sewage treatment plants (STPs) and fecal sludge management (FSM) in India. The stories provide lessons which government and private players can apply to address India’s massive water and sanitation problem.
Statute of the ADB Institute
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 2018-07-17)
The objectives of the Institute shall be to identify effective development strategies and to improve the capacity for sound development management of the agencies and organizations in the Developing Member Countries (hereinafter referred to as the ...
Year in Review 2016
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 2017-06-30)
ADB Institute (ADBI) collaborates with the ADB headquarters in Manila on demand-oriented research, and capacity building and training. One of our main interests is infrastructure. Many Asian countries have huge infrastructure needs but insufficient ...
Quantifying the Economic Spillover Effect for Citywide Fecal Sludge Management Programs
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-06-30)
The economic spillover effect relates to ancillary benefits from development projects beyond their intrinsic values. For citywide fecal sludge management (FSM) projects, such benefits could be increased property values and tax revenues as the environmental ...
Johkasou – Wastewater Management in a Local Municipality in Japan
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 10/30/2021)
Johkasou is a decentralized wastewater treatment system that treats human waste from flush toilets and domestic wastewater from kitchens, baths, and others. In Japan’s urban areas, public sewerage systems are used for collective wastewater treatment; ...
Institutional Frameworks for Onsite Sanitation Management Systems
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 2021-06-15)
In many countries, particularly developing ones, onsite wastewater systems remain an important measure for sanitation management. However, the poor situation of onsite systems is a common phenomenon in both developed and developing countries. The ...
Protecting the Poor and Vulnerable against the Pandemic
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 9/30/2021)
Cases of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines went from a single confirmed case on 30 January 2020 to more than 5,400 cases and nearly 350 deaths 2 months and a half later. Authorities presented the alarming report amid the ...
ADBI Newsletter: No. 70, 2021
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 9/15/2021)
This ADBI newsletter is published periodically throughout the year to provide information on current events, seminars and summits, Job opportunities, blogs and news and current publications concerning growth and development in Asia and the Pacific.
In Pursuit of Safe Sanitation Services: Governing Fecal Sludge Management in Nepal
(Asian Development Bank Institute, 2021-12-30)
As much as 89% of Nepal’s population relies on on-site sanitation. This means that 2,925 cubic meters of fecal sludge per day are ineffectively contained underground within household premises, informally emptied and transported, and disposed of without ...