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Technical Staff from Cambodian Cities Trained on Wastewater Management

Continuing the successful course on wastewater management under CDIA’s cooperation with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) of Cambodia, participants from more cities and municipalities were capacitated in another training held on 02-04 July 2018 in Battambang, Cambodia. This has been the fourth capacity development activity jointly implemented ...

Restoring Simao River the Natural Way!

 A new and exciting landmark awaits the Chinese city of Pu’er with the transformation of its Simao River into a dynamic natural ecosystem. Previously affected by increasing urbanization which diminished its ecological importance, the river is now evolving as a backbone of green space system while protecting the city from ...

Newsletter May – June 2018

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Chongqing Readies for Green Transformation

Chongqing in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has a long history of industrial development. To meet the goal of China’s 13th Five Year Plan, and towards both economic and environmental sustainability, the city strives to undertake a green transformation. On May 8-11, 2018, a series of capacity development activities ...

MPWT Officials Lead Training on Wastewater Management

Key personnel from Cambodia’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), trained by CDIA in 2017 have served as lead trainers in the wastewater management training held 6-8 June 2018 in Svay Rieng. The capacity development activity saw the participation of 22 key officials from the Department of Environment, Department ...

Lee Lambert Joins CDIA as its Youth Engagement and Innovation Specialist

With the objective of integrating youth perspectives and participation, and introducing innovative approaches into CDIA’s project portfolio, Lee Lambert has recently joined CDIA as its first Youth Engagement and Innovation Specialist. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree major in Psychology, and is a firm advocate of youth participation in the ...

New Intern for Knowledge Management and Communications Now Onboard

CDIA is pleased to welcome Oliver Baudler-Voigt to the CDIA team. As Intern for Knowledge Management and Communications until November 2018, Oliver is excited to support the development of CDIA’s publication this year, and be involved in drafting reports and updates on the work of CDIA. He has a special ...

UNESCAP, GIZ and CDIA Prepare Cities to Localize Global Agenda

Back to back with the GIZ’s Sector Network Governance Asia (SNGA) Conference, CDIA and UNESCAP jointly pioneered the training on “How do I implement the Global Agenda in My City” on May 18, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. Around 35 participants from Thailand attended the one-day training, including senior professionals and practitioners ...

The Black Dragon Rises! How the Heilongjiang Region Rethinks its Coal-based Economy

The coal-dependent cities of Hegang, Jixi, Qitaihe and Shuangyashan in the Eastern Heilongjiang Region of People’s Republic of China (PRC) are beset with economic decline and environmental degradation. Towards developing a non-coal economy and improving the environment and living conditions in the region, CDIA has recently provided technical assistance under ...

PPP Center and CDIA Lead Workshop on PPP Project Concept Note for Philippine LGUs

On May 17-18, 2018, the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPPC) of the Philippines, in collaboration with CDIA conducted a training workshop to enable six local government units (LGUs) in the Philippines to develop their own PPP project concept note. The main objective of the workshop was to familiarize the participants from the ...

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