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Managing climate adaptive water resources in the Aral Sea Basin in Uzbekistan

28-02-2020
Asian Development Bank. ADB, Uzbekistan, water resources, Aral Sea Basin

For centuries, civilizations grew and flourished in the basin of the Amu Darya, the largest river in Central Asia. Today, managing scarce water resources has become a critical challenge for Uzbekistan. A major factor contributing to the crisis is outdated and deteriorated irrigation and drainage systems which cost the country $1.7 billion (S$2.4 …

A private financing deal helped build Southeast Asia's largest floating solar project in Viet Nam

04-02-2020
Asian Development Bank, ADB, Vietnam, solar panel, solar energy, floating solar panel, renewable energy

A $37 million (S$50.7 million) financing package from the Asian Development Bank, Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia, and Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) has assisted Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) to build the first large-scale floating solar PV panels in Viet …