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CDIA: Important and Very Efficient, According to World Economic Forum Report

The World Economic Forum report on Accelerating Infrastructure Delivery: New Evidence from International Financial Institutions mentions CDIA as  “an important and very efficient experience." See Page 20 of the full report.  

CDIA Annual Flagship Event

CDIA Annual Flagship Event “Asian Cities and Climate Change Financing – Accelerating Urban Resilience” and CDIA 5th Anniversary Celebrations, Manila, 15-16 November 2012 CDIA organized its Annual Flagship event in the context of its Annual Thematic Focus for 2012 “Cities and Climate Change” and its Fifth Anniversary celebrations. Main focus of the ...

Climate Resilient Action: Accelerating Urban Investments and Finance in India

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), in close partnership with Rockefeller Foundation and the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), organized a national joint seminar entitled "Climate Resilient Action: Accelerating Urban Investments and Finance in India" on 11 December 2012 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The joint seminar was successful ...

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 ...

Partnerships in China's Urban Development Agenda

In recent decades, the rise of mega-cities across Asia has become a phenomenon. The speed and scale of China’s urbanization, however, is unprecedented in human history. CDIA is one of the multilateral donor agencies that have been contributing in the promotion of sustainable urban development in China. Recently, the European Union ...

Urban Infrastructure Finance Workshop

The Linking Cities to Finance - Urban Infrastructure Finance Workshop entitled “Boosting the Economy by Infrastructure Development” will be held on July 5, 2012 in Shanghai, China. The Linking Cities to Finance Forum was borne out of the 2010 conference held during the Shanghai Expo and serves as a discussion ...

如何理解中国的城镇化率

Dr. QiuAijun, Deputy Director General, China Center for Urban Development, gives an insight on China's urbanization rate in the March 2012 Newsletter. China Center for Urban Development is a National Partner Organization with the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA). "The National Bureau of Statistics of China indicated that the urbanisation ...

Expert Group Meeting on extracting lessons learnt from the recent Bangkok floods:

Working towards a more inclusive and integrated approach to urban infrastructure development CDIA, in collaboration with CITYNET and the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA), contributed input to an Experts Group Meeting bringing together a select number of urban specialists from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan and Korea, held March 8-9, 2012 in ...

Senior Urban Environment Engineer

Post title:            Senior Urban Environment Engineer Duration              Twelve months (with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funds) Starting date:    As soon as possible (May 2012) Duty station:      CDIA, Manila, Philippines Application Link:  http://csrn.adb.org/csrn/home.htm Background The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), is an initiative developed with support from the Asian Development Bank ...

The 2nd Sustainable Infrastructure Financing Summit

Global Energy Basel (GEB) is the leading policy dialogue and investment platform for the promotion of sustainable infrastructure in cities. This year’s summit will be held on 21-22 February 2012 in Basel, Switzerland. The summit offers solutions for confronting the challenges of resource scarcity and energy security, as well as addressing ...

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