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GIZ Management Officials Visit CDIA-China

As part of his trip to China to prepare for the bilateral dialogue on development cooperation between Germany and China, Dr. Christoph Beier (seated, 4th from left), Vice-Chair of GIZ the Management Board, visited the CDIA China office in Shanghai on 18 March. Being one of the proponents in the ...

Remembering Mr. Lee Kwan Yew

As the world mourns the death of Mr. Lee Kwan Yew, Singapore's first Prime Minister and the founder of modern-day Singapore, CDIA remembers him as the driving force behind Singapore's stature as one of the world's most livable cities. Urban planners regard Singapore as a model city. It was the first ...

The Economist Reports Tokyo As The Safest City Based On The 2015 Safe Cities Index

The report is based on an index composed of indicators that are split across four thematic categories: digital security; health security; infrastructure safety; and personal safety. Click here for the full report.

MOU On Proposed Loan Signed By ADB And Xinyu, China

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a proposed loan for the "Jiangxi Xinyu Kongmu River Flood Control and Environmental Management Project," was signed between ADB and the Xinyu Municipal Government on 6 March. This project was screened by CDIA through CIIPP and was given PFS assistance in 2012. After 2 ...

ADB Asia Leadership Program Helps Integrate SD&CC Priorities Into Policies

The Asian Development Bank, in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, delivered the Asia Leadership Program on 2-3 March at the ADB Institute in Tokyo, Japan. The Program aimed to contribute to poverty alleviation by inspiring leadership and empowering participants through ...

Why CDIA?

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Check Out Our New Downloads: Sector Guidelines for Pre-Feasibility Studies

CDIA Sector Guidelines describe the approach to Pre-Feasibility Studies in the sectors most commonly encountered in CDIA support to cities. These guidelines are a sector-specific appendix to the overarching CDIA Pre-Feasibility Study Guidelines that sets out the format, process, and output requirements in general. Sector Guidelines for Pre-Feasibility Studies: Energy Efficiency Sector ...

New World Bank Report on Urban Growth

New data from the World Bank underscores CDIA's work in contributing to sustainable and equitable urban development... The report says that there are 869 urban areas with more than 100,000 people in the East Asia region. They include eight megacities of more than 10 million people: the Pearl River Delta, ...

PPPs in China Featured in Cities Today

Turn to Page 70 for the feature on Public-Private Partnerships in China, written by CDIA-China Head Adolfo Guerrero, that came out in the e-publication Cities Today.

FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards: Call for Applications

The Financial Times and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, present the second annual FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards. This unique global program highlights ground-breaking products and services that provide transformative, long-term solutions to key development issues, including the delivery of infrastructure, housing, energy, transportation, food/water, ...

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