Promoting sustainable and equitable urban development.
CDIA is an international partnership initiative established in 2007, by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Germany, with additional core funding support from the governments of Austria, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, the Nordic Development Fund, and the Shanghai Municipal Government. It provides assistance to medium-sized cities in Asia and the Pacific to bridge the gap between their development plans and the implementation of their infrastructure investments.
To achieve this, CDIA bridges the gap between strategic city development planning and urban policies, services, and infrastructure project preparation.
The operational objectives of CDIA, are to improve urban infrastructure and services management through:
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