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Building the Capacity for Local Public-Private Partnerships

A key development priority of the Philippine government under its “Build, Build, Build” program is to accelerate high-impact infrastructure projects that will keep up with the needs of the country’s rapidly-growing population and improve the quality of its existing facilities. These projects are set to be financed mainly through public resources and ...

Supporting Siem Reap’s Wastewater Collection Network

The city of Siem Reap, Cambodia has a  population of more than 230,000 and is the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor, which is receiving around 1.5 million tourists per year. Although being such a key point of attraction for the tourists as well as an important source of income ...

Ensuring CDIA’s Smooth Transition into an ADB Trust Fund

This year was welcomed by two important milestones – the start of the implementation of CDIA Strategy 2018-2022; and the creation of a CDIA Trust Fund hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the initiative. As CDIA has yet to complete its transition process this ...

2014 Climate Change Summit paves the way for World Bank cities initiative

On 23 September, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon invited world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to the Climate Summit 2014 to galvanize and catalyze climate action. He has asked these leaders to bring bold announcements and actions to the Summit that will reduce emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and ...

CDIA and Baguio City sign Technical Agreement for Wastewater Management

On 27 September, city officials headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and CDIA Philippine Country Manager Massimo Petrone signed the technical assistance agreement for the city's green and integrated wastewater management program funded by the Asian Development Bank through the CDIA. Click on the links below to read about the story: Article 1 ...

How much waste does Chennai dump? Corporation to figure out

Article in The Times of India, click here to read the story.

Water transport to get a boost

By Express News Service - KOCHI The water transport network in Kochi is all set to get a boost. The Kochi Corporation has decided to upgrade it by taking up the recommendations mooted by Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), which conducted a study for the betterment of water transport sector ...

Vizag Development Plan Draft Estimated at Rs. 6,024 cr.

The draft City Development Plan of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation has been drawn up with an estimated outlay of Rs. 6,024 crore, Commissioner GVMC M. V. Satyanarayana said. The draft plan is likely to be finalised by June-end after consultations with people’s representatives, officials and other stakeholders, he told mediapersons ...

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