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Spotlight on Satoshi Ishii and His Outlook on the Future of CDIA

Satoshi Ishii has taken the helm of CDIA as the Director of Strategy and Partnerships Team within the Water and Urban Development Sector Office of ...

8th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum Calls for Strengthened Partnerships Toward Crisis-Resilient Cities

The Asia and the Pacific region – home to 54% of the global urban population – is facing multiple, interlinked crises such as the COVID-19 ...

A Cleaner Urban Environment is Key to Protecting the Tonle Sap Lake

Improvements to wastewater, drainage, and solid waste management in cities around the Tonle Sap are crucial in protecting Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake from pollution ...

Spotlight on CDIA’s Newest Team Member, Ivan Fuentetaja

Hailing from Cantimpalos, Spain where only 1,500 people call it home, Ivan Fuentetaja never imagined pursuing an urban development career in Manila, Philippines where at ...

CDIA Recibe una Financiación de 5 Millones de Euros del Gobierno Español

CDIA (Iniciativa para el desarrollo de las ciudades de Asia, por sus siglas en inglés) ha recibido recientemente un apoyo financiero de 5 millones de ...

CDIA Gets €5 Million Funding Boost from the Spanish Government

CDIA recently received a €5 million funding support from the Spanish Government, through the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, to scale up the ...

Ronald Cartagena Joins CDIA as Urban Development Specialist

Ronald Cartagena has recently joined CDIA as one of its Urban Development Specialists. He is an environmental planner who has put his educational background in ...

Announcing CDIA’s Virtual Clinics: Helping Cities Develop Bankable Infrastructure Projects

Asia Pacific cities are still adapting to the new context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this makes preparing and securing funding for urban infrastructure projects ...

Spotlight on CDIA Urban Development Specialist Fabienne Perucca

“I find cities fascinating. I like their complexity, the diversity of people living there, and how they are governed,” says CDIA Urban Development Specialist Fabienne ...

Celebrating 11 Years of Co-Management in Preparing Sustainable Infrastructure Projects with Cities

On 21 November 2018, CDIA celebrated its more than a decade history through a knowledge sharing session at the Asian Development Bank Headquarters. For 11 ...

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