Asian Water Development Outlook 2020: Advancing Water Security across Asia and the Pacific

Date: 2020-12-24

The Asian Development Bank and Asia Pacific Water Forum released Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) 2020 on 18 December 2020.

AWDO 2020 provides a comprehensive national analysis of water security across Asia and the Pacific based on the five key dimensions of: 1- Rural Water Security, 2 – Economic Water Security, 3 – Urban Water Security, 4 – Environmental Water Security, and 5 – Water-Related Disaster Water Security.

In addition, AWDO 2020 edition includes two new sections highlighted the importance of finance and governance to water security as well as case studies of the AWDO methodologies’ applications to India, Timor-Leste, Thailand, Yellow River Water Sector and lessons from earlier AWDO country applications to Bhutan, Mongolia, and the People’s Republic of China.

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