Building Climate Change Resilience in Asia's Critical Infrastructure (ADB-49158-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Oct 19, 2016
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Borrower
Regional
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 19, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, this proposed technical assistance aims to increase knowledge, promote innovation and good practice, and identify priorities for scaling up climate resilient investments in the Asia and Pacific region. The TA will improve understanding of climate risks and identify investment priorities to increase resilience to climate variability and change of existing and planned critical infrastructure in the region. It will cover developing member countries in South and Southeast Asia, and will assess vulnerabilities of infrastructure in the transport, energy and water sectors in the rural and urban context. Furthermore, the TA will also assess technology, policy and knowledge solutions that will increase resilience of infrastructure investments, including engineering measures, ecosystem based adaptation, financial delivery mechanism, insurance and risk transfer mechanisms.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Lu, Xianfu SDTC, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main