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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 ...

High Level Policy Roundtable: Incentivizing Asia’s Urban Future. November 2011. Manila

The CDIA supported High-Level Urban Policy Roundtable held at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines on 14 November 2011, saw an eminent group of twenty political leaders, leading urban specialists and concerned civic leaders, deliberating on the role of Asian cities in the world economy and what Asian cities ...

Annual Stakeholder Forum Meeting November 28 in Bangkok; and On-line SHF Survey

As previously announced, the 3rd annual meeting of the CDIA Stakeholder Forum will take place November 28th in Bangkok, Thailand. The Stakeholder’s Forum represents the ‘demand-side’ of the CDIA programme and provides an opportunity for members to provide feedback on selected issues so as to help guide the Initiative to make ...

Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming

The training programme to be held in January 11 – 20, 2012 in Singapore is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore and Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) under the Singapore-CDIA Third Country Training Programme (TCTP) and will be conducted by the Singapore Civil Service College and ...

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