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Funding Options for Adaptation
Cooperation Fund for the Water Sector (CFWS)
Funding Source Multilateral banks
Focal Sector/s Water
Nature of Fund Technical Assistance
Cofinancing required
Eligible Region Asia-Pacific, Small Island Developing States
Summary Note CFWS finances a coherent program of activities designed to promote effective water management policies and practices in the Asia and Pacific region. The activities are focused on promotion and public awareness, knowledge and capacity building, pilot and demonstration activities, water partnernships. regional events and initiatives, program coordination, monitoring and evaluation.
Examples Under the Water Partnerships category of the Cooperation Fund for the Water Sector Program, Asian Development Bank (ADB) partnered with the Global Water Partnership Southeast Asia Technical Advisory Committee (GWP SEATAC) to document and improve innovative local Integraged Water Resources Management (IWRM) initiatives in the Southeast Asia region. For example, "IWRM: Practical Experiences and Successful Lessons in Bac Kan Province" documents practical experiences and lessons learned in the community management of water resources and provides support to local communities in improving their water management processes and system for better implementation of IWRM in Bac Kan province (Vietnam).
Contact details for further information

Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City
1550 Metro Manila, Philippines

Ellen Pascua
Water Fund Manager

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