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New World Bank Report on Urban Growth

February 24, 2015

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, Shanghai and Beijing in China; […]

PPPs in China Featured in Cities Today

February 22, 2015

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

February 12, 2015

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, employment, education and health; […]

We’re Looking For Our 2015 Young Asian Professionals

February 12, 2015

CDIA seeks to enhance capacity among Asia’s young urban practitioners through its Young Asian Professionals Program (YAPP). Recognizing the importance of helping build a pool of qualified urban practitioners by mentoring talented young Asian professionals committed to contributing to city development, the YAPP offers unique opportunities for young professionals to work as part of CDIA […]

CDIA PPP Workshop to Support Asia Infrastructure Summit in KL

February 10, 2015

By holding a pre-summit Training Workshop on Public-Private Partnership (PPP), 9 March, CDIA will support the Asia Infrastructure PPP Summit on 10-12 March in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Summit aims to discuss best practices on overcoming deficits in urban infrastructure through PPP. The Summit is open to urban infrastructure project managers, financial officials, and policy […]

CDIA Strengthens Ties With Partners in China

February 9, 2015

In late January, CDIA Program Coordinator Joris van Etten visited CDIA-China to assess the progress of CDIA’s work in the country. With the China Team, headed by China Country Manager Adolfo Guerrero, they had very productive meetings with some of CDIA’s most important partners such as the Digital City Engineering Research Center of Chinese Society […]

Re-advertisement: CDIA PFS in Yangon Heritage Conservation Call for Applications

February 6, 2015

CDIA is re-advertising 6 positions for the Heritage Conservation Consulting in Yangon/Myanmar. A team of 5 international and 5 national experts will be deployed on an intermittent basis over a total period of four months, based in Yangon. Are you motivated, willing to learn, and committed to work in an international team to conserve Yangon’s […]

Feature: Centre for International Migration and Development Staffmember Talks About Her CDIA Experience

February 2, 2015

In late 2014, Lea Huber, Advisor to the Managing Director of the Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM), spent 2 weeks at the CDIA headquarters in Manila as part of an individual on-the-job training GIZ employees can undergo in other departments or projects. Lea chose CDIA because “It seemed to me as a highly […]

CDIA At A Glance!

January 27, 2015

Since 2007, CDIA has supported 96 medium-sized cities in 17 Asian countries with 46 project prioritization exercises and 70 completed Pre-Feasibility Studies (PFSs). Forty-five PFS projects in 30 cities are linked to finance through entering into a Feasibility Study (FS) phase funded by an International Financing Institution (IFI) or Bilateral Agency, or through a signed […]

CDIA Program Review Committee Sees How Cities Appreciate CDIA’s Support

January 26, 2015

At the 13th CDIA Program Review Committee (PRC) Meeting, held on 15-16 December 2014 in Tangerang, Indonesia, the PRC members were able to see first-hand how cities appreciate CDIA’s support. The successful meeting re-emphasized the Medium-Term Review (MTR) outcomes and also provided a number of other valuable suggestions. Key areas discussed included: the CDIA January […]

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