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City-to-City Learning Exchange Conducted for the Kaili Transport Hub Project

October 26, 2018|Chenzi Yiyang


The second phase of CDIA’s capacity development support for the Kaili East Green Public Transport Hub Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Project was conducted on October 8-11, 2018. Through this activity, key personnel from the Kaili City government had fruitful city-to-city learning exchange workshops with Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou.

Video Documentary of Partnership towards a More Sustainable Mobility in Tbilisi City

October 26, 2018|An Rubenecia


Like many other cities in Asia-Pacific, Tbilisi City in Georgia is suffering from a car-centric culture, made worse by poor quality of public transport, unregulated taxi business and very cheap parking. These conditions, set against the backdrop of a hilly city provides a clear picture of the extent of work needed to address its mobility issues.

Increasing Panaji’s Livability through 24/7 Water Supply and Nature-Based Creek Rejuvenation

October 25, 2018|Oliver Baudler


Panaji is the capital of the Indian state of Goa and serves as a hub to the domestic and international tourist streams arriving there every year. On request from the city, CDIA has partnered with Panaji in order to conduct a Project Preparation Study (PPS) on a 24/7 water supply network and the rejuvenation of the St. Inez Creek, which is running through the city.

CDIA Takes Part in Environmental Governance Forum

October 23, 2018


CDIA, through its Project Coordinator for China, Ms. Chenzi Yiyang, participated in the 2018 China-ASEAN Environmental Cooperation Forum on 11-12 September 2018.

Building Resilient Infrastructure in Punjab Province, Pakistan

October 19, 2018|Susan Jose


CDIA has recently kicked-off its technical assistance to the cities of Sargodha, Muzaffarghar, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan in the Province of Punjab, Pakistan. Part of its support is the preparation of a 15-year urban resilient infrastructure investment program and the conduct of pre-feasibility studies for priority projects.

Palembang Makes Headway in Sustainable Urban Transport

September 28, 2018|An Rubenecia


Billions of rupiah are being spent on infrastructure projects in Palembang City to improve access to public transport services and reduce traffic congestion while curbing transport emissions. A number of these investments have yet to be fully implemented, but city residents are starting to see and experience a more efficient and improved urban transport system.

CDIA Contributes to ‘Public Space-led Urban Development’ Session at UCLG ASPAC Congress

September 27, 2018|Mia Simpao


CDIA through its Program Management Officer Mia Simpao, showcased the initiative of its city partner – Yangzhou, People’s Republic of China at the session on “Public Space-led Urban Development: Towards a Regional Strategy.” The session was organized by the United Nations Habitat as part of the UCLG-ASPAC Congress on September 14, 2018 in Surabaya, Indonesia.

CDIA and Partners Advance SDG Localization at UCLG ASPAC Congress

September 27, 2018|Mia Simpao


“How Do I Implement the Sustainable Development Goals in My City?” – This was the key question addressed at the training session jointly organized by CDIA, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia (UNESCAP) and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) on 12 September 2018 in Surabaya, Indonesia. The session was conducted as part of the UCLG-ASPAC Congress 2018.

Building the Capacity for Local Public-Private Partnerships

September 26, 2018|Gebhard Ott


A key development priority of the Philippine government under its “Build, Build, Build” program is to accelerate high-impact infrastructure projects that will keep up with the needs of the country’s rapidly-growing population and improve the quality of its existing facilities.

Supporting Siem Reap’s Wastewater Collection Network

September 26, 2018|Oliver Baudler


The city of Siem Reap, Cambodia has a  population of more than 230,000 and is the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor, which is receiving around 1.5 million tourists per year. Although being such a key point of attraction for the tourists as well as an important source of income for the locals, its infrastructure is not able to keep up with the rapidly growing demand. To alleviate these problems, CDIA is conducting a Project Preparation Study on Wastewater Collection in the city.

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