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New World Bank Report on Urban Growth

New data from the World Bank underscores CDIA's work in contributing to sustainable and equitable urban development... The report says that there are 869 urban areas with more than 100,000 people in the East Asia region. They include eight megacities of more than 10 million people: the Pearl River Delta, ...

PPPs in China Featured in Cities Today

Turn to Page 70 for the feature on Public-Private Partnerships in China, written by CDIA-China Head Adolfo Guerrero, that came out in the e-publication Cities Today.

FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards: Call for Applications

The Financial Times and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, present the second annual FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards. This unique global program highlights ground-breaking products and services that provide transformative, long-term solutions to key development issues, including the delivery of infrastructure, housing, energy, transportation, food/water, ...

CDIA PPP Workshop to Support Asia Infrastructure Summit in KL

By holding a pre-summit Training Workshop on Public-Private Partnership (PPP), 9 March, CDIA will support the Asia Infrastructure PPP Summit on 10-12 March in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Summit aims to discuss best practices on overcoming deficits in urban infrastructure through PPP. The Summit is open to urban infrastructure project ...

CDIA Strengthens Ties With Partners in China

In late January, CDIA Program Coordinator Joris van Etten visited CDIA-China to assess the progress of CDIA's work in the country. With the China Team, headed by China Country Manager Adolfo Guerrero, they had very productive meetings with some of CDIA's most important partners such as the Digital City Engineering ...

Re-advertisement: CDIA PFS in Yangon Heritage Conservation Call for Applications

CDIA is re-advertising 6 positions for the Heritage Conservation Consulting in Yangon/Myanmar. A team of 5 international and 5 national experts will be deployed on an intermittent basis over a total period of four months, based in Yangon. Are you motivated, willing to learn, and committed to work in an international ...

Feature: Centre for International Migration and Development Staffmember Talks About Her CDIA Experience

In late 2014, Lea Huber, Advisor to the Managing Director of the Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM), spent 2 weeks at the CDIA headquarters in Manila as part of an individual on-the-job training GIZ employees can undergo in other departments or projects. Lea chose CDIA because “It seemed ...

CDIA At A Glance!

Since 2007, CDIA has supported 96 medium-sized cities in 17 Asian countries with 46 project prioritization exercises and 70 completed Pre-Feasibility Studies (PFSs). Forty-five PFS projects in 30 cities are linked to finance through entering into a Feasibility Study (FS) phase funded by an International Financing Institution (IFI) or Bilateral Agency, ...

Cities Spread and Share Good Ideas and Experiences at South-South City Leaders Forum

Hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the South-South City Leaders Forum, 2-3 December 2014, was held on the premise that solutions to the multiple and interconnected problems cities face must come from cities themselves. The Forum aimed to spread good ideas and experiences amongst cities, and to help build ...

Rockefeller Urban Resilience Summit: Building More Robust and Resilient Cities is Key

“Everything we do has to be sustainable.” Bindu Lohani, Vice-President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank “Economic resilience remains a big challenge for us.” Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities, Ministry of National Development, Singapore “The gap in infrastructure financing remains huge, with US$7trn needed in ASEAN alone.” ...

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