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New Knowledge Product: Guidebook on Joint Venture for Local Government Units

How can local governments in the Philippines engage with the private sector to undertake public-private partnership (PPP) for their infrastructure projects? The “Guidebook on Joint Venture for Local Government Units” provides insights and instructions in doing PPPs through joint ventures (JVs). It was developed by the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPP Center) ...

CDIA and MPWT Sign Agreement, Launch Climate Vulnerability Study in Cambodian Cities

CDIA and the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) signed a technical assistance (TA) agreement on 29 July 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It marked the start of the Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment (VAA) in the cities of Battambang, Kampot, Kratie and Chhlong. “The project will enable us to ...

The Fear of Flood is Gone: Integrated Approach to Reducing Vulnerability to Flood Risks

“We were constantly inundated and it got worse during typhoon season. Now, the fear of flood is gone – we can sleep soundly at night; and with the kids’ school just around the corner, they can easily attend classes even during heavy rains, and also go home for lunch.” Mrs. Ladera, ...

Call for Expression of Interest: Development and Mainstreaming of CDIA Climate Tools

Consultancy firms are invited to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) for the development and mainstreaming of the CDIA climate tools. This is in line with the support of Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) and the European Union (EU) to CDIA in preparing climate-compatible, low carbon and resilient urban investment projects ...

Request for Proposal: Communication Roadmap Implementation

Communications/Public Relations Agencies are invited to submit their proposal to support CDIA in implementing a communication roadmap to positively highlight the goals, milestones and results of its climate and urban infrastructure projects. The assignment is in line with Agence Francaise de Developpement’s (AFD) and the European Union's (EU) support to CDIA ...

CDIA is Back in Pakse, and This Time It’s to Improve Livability

It was in 2009 when CDIA first came to the City of Pakse in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) to support them in their vision to become a Green City. CDIA’s technical assistance was officially linked to financing in 2012 under Asian Development Bank’s Pakse Urban Environmental Infrastructure Urban Project ...

CDIA to help shape ADB’s Livable Cities Investment Program in Lao PDR

A joint CDIA-ADB mission conducted last 23 to 31 May marked the first phase of a three-year project preparation period leading to infrastructure investments under ADB’s Livable Cities Program in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Consultation meetings and site visits were held in three cities: Savannakhet (Kaysone Phomvihane), Pakse and ...

CDIA Interacts With Clean Energy Community at ACEF 2019

With the intent to contribute to the discussion on clean energy, CDIA participated in the “ADB on the Ground,” a knowledge networking event under the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) 2019. Over 200 participants comprising project developers, investors, government officials, academia and financiers participated in the session, which was conducted ...

Balikpapan Examines Alternative Raw Water Sources to Meet its Current and Future Water Needs

Water supply connection in Balikpapan City, Indonesia has steadily increased in the past few years. Due to limited sources however, production has remained constant, resulting in lower levels of supply for each household. To help the city meet its current and future water needs, CDIA has completed a pre-feasibility study ...

CDIA Marks Halfway Point of Livability and Resilience Study in Matara

An interim workshop that marks the halfway point of the ongoing integrated urban development project preparation study (PPS) was conducted on May 30, 2019 in Matara City, Sri Lanka. The PPS is the first project to be implemented under the CDIA and Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) cooperation with support ...

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