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Urban solid waste management

August 7, 2010


Waste management is a problem in rapidly growing urban centres in developing countries. The unsustainable production and consumption patterns result in waste that can harm health and the environment. Poor people often make a living on waste, and this can be beneficial, as long as it is not done in a harmful manner.

Linking Cities to Finance Regional Conference

June 22, 2010


“Overcoming bottlenecks to financing strategic urban infrastructure investments” | Sept. 27-28, 2010

CDIA to conduct survey for RCC programmes

May 29, 2010


RAJSHAHI, India: The City Development Initiative for Asia, an international investment organisation, has decided to conduct an overall survey in Rajshahi for improving its civic facilities and other pro-people services. A two-member CIDA delegation revealed this on Thursday while exchanging views with Rajshahi city corporation mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton at a restaurant on the closing […]

Singapore and Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) Join Hands to Assist Developing Countries

May 26, 2010


SINGAPORE: The Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Cities Development Initiative for Asia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Singapore-CDIA Third Country Training Programme (TCTP) which will provide joint technical assistance programmes to developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). CDIA was co-founded by the ADB and the […]

Report on sustainable modes of transport to be presented today

May 25, 2010


KOCHI, India: A report on sustainable modes of transport for Kochi city will be presented on Tuesday. The report, which has been prepared by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), will also focus on investment packages in the transport sector of the city. A business session held here on Monday explored the possibilities of […]

Higher CO2 emission to affect air quality in Kochi

May 24, 2010


KOCHI, India. Annual Carbon dioxide (CO2) emission in Kochi due to vehicular movement is 7.65 million tonne. The estimation was made in the pre-feasibility study in urban transport sector of Kochi by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA). The study has assessed that around 25 per cent of the emission can be avoided in […]

World Cities Summit

March 25, 2010


28 June – 1 July World Cities Summit Singapore.

Project Overview: Pimpri, India

March 15, 2010


Pimpri is a city in the Pune district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located to the NorthWest of Pune, 190 kms from India’s financial centre Mumbai. Pimpri-Chinchwad is a major industrial hub and hosts one of the biggest industrial zones in Asia comprising auto-ancillary industries and IT services industry. Project Overview: Pimpri, […]

Project Overview: Rajkot, India

March 15, 2010


Rajkot is the 4th largest city in the state of Gujarat and is located on the banks of the Aji and Niari rivers. The city contributes to the economy of the state with heavy and small scale industries. Project Overview: Rajkot, India City: RAJKOT Key Sectors: URBAN TRANSPORT Status: In Process » Download Project Overview

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