Mission & Mandate

Promoting sustainable and equitable urban development.

CDIA aims to contribute to sustainable and equitable urban development, leading to improved environmental and living conditions for all in Asian cities by:

  1. Providing technical assistance in structuring priority infrastructure projects to a stage where they can be financed.
  2. Helping cities structure their projects to attract market-based international private investment.
  3. Strengthening local institutional prerequisites for development of capital investment infrastructure projects and urban services.
  4. Promoting regional dialogue and cooperation on urban management in Asia to enhance cross-learning from good local practices.

CDIA focuses on developing investments in urban infrastructure and services between city-level urban strategies and implementing specific infrastructure projects with domestic, international, public, or private financing.

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