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September 10, 2014
The Kick-off Meeting for a Pre-feasibility Study (PFS) on the Integrated Flood Risk Management for the City of Valenzuela was held last 8 September in the Valenzuela City Hall. This project-partnership with CDIA and USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific aims to help Valenzuela City address recurring flood risks through a holistic and coordinated approach involving both physical […]
September 3, 2014
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August 27, 2014
CDIA administrative support staff members Ely Ponce, Emy Herrera, Bonajean Serrano, Benazir Bugaring, and Sunshine Gervacio joined about 50 other representatives from GIZ programs in the GIZ-Philippines Administrative Workshop and Team Building in Subic Bay, Zambales, 13-15 August. The event, which aimed to refresh the admin staff with basic processes and introduce changes and updates, […]
August 15, 2014
Meet another new member of the CDIA team, Anna Hoelzer, who recently graduated with a Master in Public Administration from the American University in Washington DC. After studying in Germany, Denmark, and as a Fulbright Scholar in the US, she now continues to pursue her interest in the interplay of urban development, local governance, and […]
August 14, 2014
Last week in Manila, CDIA welcomed its two Young Asian Professionals (YAPs) for the 2014 Young Asian Professionals Program (YAPP). Joining CDIA are Dilan Kumara (left in photo), Project Coordinator at SEVANATHA Urban Resource Center, a Sri Lankan NGO committed to revitalizing and enhancing the capacities and creativity of urban and rural poor in Sri […]
August 5, 2014
Last month in Jakarta, Indonesia, CDIA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero/SMI), an agency of the government of Indonesia, responsible for accelerating infrastructure development. CDIA and SMI will together develop the capacity of stakeholders, especially city governments, to understand the different alternative schemes and processes in the provision of […]
August 5, 2014
CDIA and CITYNET held a short course for 16 city and municipal officers and a Training of Trainers, in Seoul, Korea, 14-17 July and 14-19 July 2014, respectively. The course aimed to orient participants and help them better understand and identify options in finance strategic infrastructure investments. They were given a combination of lectures and […]
July 30, 2014
The 6th Eco Forum Global Annual Conference opened on Friday, 11 July 2014 in Guiyang Capital in the southwestern province of Guizhou, China with the theme, “Joining Hands, Leveraging Reforms to Bring Forth a New Era of Eco-Civilization”. This year’s conference gathered the most number of attendees so far, reaching nearly 7,000. In his opening […]
July 30, 2014
CDIA’s Basic Course on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for Municipalities travelled to Chongqing, and it was conducted for Chinese public officials that came from all over China. Considered a must-have training for those that have been tasked to pursue the development of PPP projects in China, this fourth edition was carried out in cooperation with Chinese […]
June 30, 2014
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