This report proposes a new independent regulatory body for Indonesia’s electricity sector, in particular for investment planning, procurement, tariff setting, and electrification.A situational analysis and review of stakeholder opinions strongly indicates that the current decision-making structures in the electricity sector of Indonesia are inad
This publication presents the first quantitative assessment of the impact of climate change on a protected area in Mongolia and helps identify adaptation measures to build climate resilience for biodiversity conservation, livelihoods, and tourism.
This paper discusses the opportunities and challenges for green businesses in Asia and the Pacific. It also identifies the market motivations, regulatory and nonregulatory mechanisms, and implications for companies. The imperative for green businesses is growing in the region.
This paper analyzes the impact of a project intended to provide safe, sustainable, and inclusive drinking water to over 1.65 million people in West Bengal’s Bankura, North and South 24 Parganas, and Purba Medinipur districts. Access to safe drinking water is a fundamental right of people.
This publication discusses urban sanitation in Papua New Guinea and opportunities to make water and sanitation more inclusive, including the introduction of an operational fecal sludge management framework.
This joint report by ADB and the OECD examines how emerging technologies and innovation can improve the management of disaster and climate risks and the availability and affordability of financial protection tools.
This paper presents a methodology that measures the benefits of co-control evaluation on mitigating local air pollutants (LAP) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
The Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) assesses national water security across the Asia and the Pacific, with a focus on five key dimensions: rural, economic, urban, environmental, and water-related disaster.
This report provides detailed information about the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) and the challenges and opportunities for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific to benefit from the scheme as a source of carbon offsets.
This handbook features best practices for integrating waste to energy and related technologies into the operations of various industries in developing Asia. It discusses current technologies, presents a conceptual example of municipal solid waste planning, and provides commentary on waste-to-energy initiatives.