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CDIA Holds Toolkit Training Course for Partners

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) organized a 3-day introductory training course on “Introduction to CDIA Tools and Approaches,” 15-17 January 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Twenty-four participants from CDIA’s regional and national partner organizations attended. The course aimed to enhance participants’ knowledge on effective urban investment programming and financing prior to ...

DBS Bank and CDIA sign MOU

The DBS Bank and the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which details how the two organizations will undertake collaborative activities to promote investment in urban infrastructure development in Developing Member Countries in Asia. The DBS believes there is a large infrastructure funding ...

Financial Innovation to Create Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Workshop

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), in collaboration with the City of Yokohama and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), hosted the workshop entitled “Public-Private Partnerships for Asian Cities: Financial Innovation to Create Sustainable Urban Infrastructure” on October 21, 2013 at the Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. Under the umbrella of ...

PPP Center and CDIA signs MOU

The Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) Center of the Philippines and the Cities Development Initiative in Asia (CDIA) entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on October 10, 2013 at the PPP Center, Quezon City, Philippines. The PPP Center and CDIA both share a common objective of assisting cities in the Philippines to link development ...

100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge

  100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge An Invitation to Mayors Cities across the world are growing rapidly and are largely unprepared to withstand natural and man-made shocks and stresses. Building resilience is about making people, communities and systems better prepared and be able to bounce back and emerge even stronger from these catastrophic ...

Project Kick-off: PFS on District Cooling/Heating Co-Generation Project (CCHP) in Xiaolan

Eight months after a CDIA led fact-finding mission, a consulting team has finally been established and mobilized for the Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) on District Cooling/Heating Co-Generation Project (CCHP) in Xiaolan, China. Part of this mission is to ensure that everyone involved understands the scope of work and key elements of ...

Climate Leadership Academy on Urban Climate Adaptation

From Risk Barriers to Results-Managing the Social, Political, Environmental, and Financial Risks Overview of the Opportunity The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) invite teams of three to five senior officials and/or key decision-makers or stakeholders from up to 10 second tier (populations between 1 and ...

Short Course on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP): Training for Facilitators

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) will hold a short course for facilitators, based on CDIA's Public-Private Partnership Guidelines for Municipalities on 2-4 July 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The course, the second phase of a series of PPP trainings developed with participating National Partner Organizations (NPOs), focuses on the ...

Shortlisted Companies for RFP in Yongzhou

Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) has been allocated funds from the Shanghai Municipal Government for the following consulting service: Pre-Feasibility Study of Domestic Waste Comprehensive Management and Xiang River Ecological Comprehensive Management Projects in Yongzhou, Hunan Province, China. The list below contains the shortlisted consultants that shall be invited ...

Shortlisted Companies for RFP in Xiaolan

Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) has been allocated funds from the Shanghai Municipal Government for the following consulting service: Pre-Feasibility Study of Cooling/Heating District Co-generation Project in Xiaolan Town, Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, China. The list below contains the shortlisted consultants that shall be invited to submit proposals to provide ...

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