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How “Nature-based Solutions” Can Bring a Climate-Resilient Future to Cities

Asia Pacific cities are seeking solutions to adapt to rapid urbanization and climate change, and traditional “gray infrastructure” - such as water treatment plants or ...

Three Ways for Cities to Strengthen the Implementation of Global Sustainability Agendas

All of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have a local dimension, with several direct or indirect references to cities and urban centers. For example, ...

CDIA Harmonizes Capacity Development Assistance Across City Interventions

Part of CDIA’s support to cities under its project preparation studies (PPS) is the conduct of institutional assessments and the preparation of capacity development roadmaps ...

Infrastructure Can Build Climate Resilience in Cities, If Planned the Right Way

The reciprocal relationship between cities and climate There is bad news and good news here; the bad news is that Asia’s growing cities are major contributors ...

Six Innovations That Will Promote Sustainable Urbanization in Uzbekistan

CDIA is supporting the government of Uzbekistan to achieve its priority agenda of sustainable urbanization. Through its ongoing project preparation study (PPS), CDIA’s development experts ...

Strong Partnerships Are the Key to Building Better Cities

Rome was not built in a day - and there’s a reason for that.  Cities need to prioritize infrastructure projects to bring their development aspirations to ...

CDIA Completes Virtual Training on Cities and Climate Change

Members of the CDIA core team have completed an online training course on cities and climate change, which will enable them to better assist Asia ...

CDIA Kicks Off Virtual Training on Cities and Climate Change

Last week, the CDIA team has begun a training program to improve their capacity to help cities develop low-carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects. The virtual ...

Reinforcing Climate Change Adaptation Investments with Capacity Development

Cambodia is one of the top ten countries most vulnerable to climate change.  Despite a bid by the national government to enhance the country’s capacities ...

CDIA is Engaging Youth and Community in Urban Planning in Panaji

On 31st October, which marked the international #WorldCitiesDay 2018, that highlighted sustainable and resilient cities, CDIA successfully held its first Youth and Community Engagement Workshop ...

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