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Yerevan’s Journey Toward Sustainable Mobility

"Before the new CNG buses, I avoided public transport, opting for taxis instead," said Armen Kantar, a daily commuter in Yerevan, Armenia’s capital. "Since their ...

Revitalizing Kathmandu Valley Toward a Sustainable Urban Transformation

Kathmandu Valley is Nepal’s largest urban agglomeration. Recently, it has experienced unprecedented population growth, leading to uncontrolled urbanization and encroachment on its ecological and cultural ...

ADB-CDIA Proposes Concrete Measures to Meet Current and Future Water Demand in Khulna City

At the midpoint of its ongoing project preparation study (PPS) in Khulna, Bangladesh, ADB-CDIA proposed key strategies and investments to meet the current and future ...

Moving from Strategies to Bankable and Climate-Resilient Investment Projects

ADB-CDIA, through its Capacity Development Specialist Kathleen Jovellanos, participated as a resource person for the deep dive masterclass on screening and prioritizing high-impact projects held ...

Integrating Gender Perspectives and Social Inclusions into Water Supply Project Preparation

ADB-CDIA is implementing a project preparation study (PPS) in Khulna, Bangladesh in readiness for Phase 2 of the Khulna Water Supply Project (KWSP-2). Part of ...

Siem Reap on the Path to Becoming a Healthier and Cleaner Tourist City

“The new sewerage system will be extremely helpful for my family and community, as well as for the tourists, as we are a tourist city,” ...

Bringing Water and Sanitation Services to Cambodia’s Provincial Cities

Access to water supply and sanitation services is a major challenge in Cambodia. Out of the country’s 16 million population, 12 million, or 72% lack access ...

CDIA Progress Report for January-June 2023

In its latest Progress Report covering January to June 2023, CDIA highlighted its milestones as it started on a new five-year strategy period. The interactive report ...

Zu Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit and Its Life-Changing Impacts

“The Peshawar BRT played a major role in expanding my search for employment in distant precincts, which otherwise would not have been possible due to ...

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 ...

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