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MIGEDC eyes interested investors

July 27, 2009

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ILOILO CITY – The Metro Iloilo Guimaras Economic and Development Council (Migedc) is positively eyeing interested investors for the improvement of the downtown Central Business District (CBD) and new eco-ports at Fort San Pedro and in Guimaras Island. Mayor Jerry P. Treñas who also chairs the Migedc, said the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) […]

CDIA support for GVMC likely

July 26, 2009

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VISAKHAPATNAM: Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), the Philippines, a global organization sponsored by the Asian Development Bank, Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (SIDA), German Technical Co-operation and KFW Bank, has extended support in technical consultancy for preparation of pre-feasibility studies for high priority infrastructure investment projects taken up by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation. Senior […]

Urban transport project approved

July 25, 2009

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FAISALABAD: The Chief Secretary Punjab, Javed Mehmud, has approved the launching of the project “Pre-feasibility Study for Urban Transport and Industrial Waste Management” in Faisalabad. This approval was given by him during his visit to Chiniot, where Senior Municipal Development Specialist of Cities Development Initiative for Asia(CDIA), Nadir Ihsan, along with his team, met him […]

KMC keen on hi-tech dumping

July 24, 2009

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KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is doing groundwork to dispose garbage using new technologies. A study draft on scientific disposal of city garbage and the management of Bishnumati river corridor is at its final stage. “We have already completed 85 per cent of the study. The study started in February and will end in […]

Policy Forum: sustainable transport solutions for liveable cities

July 23, 2009

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SINGAPORE: Sustainable transportation solutions are critical for the long-term viability of a liveable city, say experts, academia and policy makers at a Policy Forum jointly organised by the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC), Cities Development Initiatives for Asia (CDIA) and LTA Academy today. Titled “Sustainable Transportation Solutions for Liveable Cities”, the organisers invited Mr Enrique […]

Results of SRP technical study “very promising”

July 22, 2009

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CEBU, Philippines: The Asian Development Bank through the Cities Development Initiative for Asia submitted yesterday the results of the six months technical study it made on several needed infrastructures at the South Road Properties. Foreign consultants led by Peter Cumming, CDIA-SRP team leader, said that the results of the initial study are very promising as […]

CDIA feasibility studies up for Iloilo major projects

July 21, 2009

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ILOILO: TWO major development infrastructure projects for Iloilo City and Guimaras are upcoming after feasibility studies covering the proposed Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal System (GIFTS) and the downtown Central Business District (CBD) revitalization projects were presented this week to City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas and other city officials. Said studies were conducted by the Cities Development […]

Panel suggests restructuring of Chennai Corporation

July 20, 2009

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CHENNAI: The committee of international experts, appointed by the Chennai corporation to review the city development plan (CDP), has suggested in its interim report that the local body be restructured to enable it to handle greater responsibilities.

Infrastructure boom waiting to happen in Kochi

July 19, 2009

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Investments in infrastructure are flowing into Kochi in a never before fashion, promising to change the face of the city. The Cities Development Initiative Asia (CDIA) is the latest to pump in money. The initiative, assisting Asian cities to bridge the infrastructure investment gap, has offered Rs.450 crore. The money will be added to the […]

GTZ extends P4.7M to MIGEDC

July 18, 2009

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THE GERMAN Technical Cooperation (GTZ) extended a P4.7 million grant, under its Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), to boost Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council’s (MIGEDC) urban management capabilities.The grant will be used for the preparation of a pre-feasibility study for an Ecological Port at the Rotary Park near the wharf; the preservation of heritage […]

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