Over the past 15 years, various governments and institutions have invested in CDIA in recognition of its unique value in addressing the challenges related to urban infrastructure project development and financing. These include: Austria, European Union, France, Germany, Japan, Republic of Korea, Shanghai Municipality, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Rockefeller Foundation, United Kingdom, and United States of America, among others.
As of December 2022, CDIA donors have contributed an aggregate amount of US$ 118 million. The government of Germany contributed the most at $50.10 million, followed by the governments of Sweden and Switzerland at $15.98 and $12 million, respectively.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) funds, supports and accelerates the transitions to a fairer and more sustainable world. Focusing on climate, biodiversity, peace, education, urban development, health and governance, its team carries out more than 4,000 projects in France’s overseas departments and territories and another 115 countries. This way, it contributes to the commitment of France and the French people to support the sustainable development goals.
The European Union (EU) is managing the Asia Investment Facility (AIF) in the framework of its international cooperation and development policies. Its main purpose is to promote additional investments and key infrastructure with a priority focus on projects relevant to climate change objectives and “green investments” in the areas of environment and energy, as well as in small and medium enterprises and social infrastructure.
The Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) is Austria’s highest financial authority. Its responsibilities range from budgetary planning and surveillance to taxation. In addition, it is also responsible for the representation of the Government of Austria in international financial institutions and other development cooperation agreements.
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is one of the ministries representing the German government in actively engaging with the international community in combating poverty, securing food, establishing peace, freedom, democracy and human rights, shaping globalization in a socially equitable manner and preserving the environment and natural resources. The “German cooperation” logo signifies the support of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation is responsible for proposing and implementing the Government’s economic policy and reforms aimed at improving competitiveness, telecommunications and the information society. The Ministry is also tasked with proposing and implementing the Government’s policy on digital transformation and the development and promotion of artificial intelligence.
The Ministry is committed to developing a strong economy and building growth engines through the concerted efforts of its offices and bureaus. The Ministry works to ensure macroeconomic and financial stability, effective policy coordination, efficient allocation of national resources, fiscal soundness, rational tax policies, and robust international cooperation.
The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) is the Swiss federal government’s center of excellence for all core issues relating to economic and labor market policy. They aim to contribute to sustained economic growth, high employment and fair working conditions by creating the necessary regulatory, economic and foreign policy framework. SECO is also involved in efforts to reduce poverty in the form of economic development cooperation.
The Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) is supporting CDIA’s Solid Waste Management Project in Vung Tau City, Viet Nam. UCCRTF is a $150 million multi-donor trust fund (2013-2021) administered by ADB under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility. With funding from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Governments of Switzerland and the United Kingdom, it aims to support fast-growing cities in Asia to reduce the risks poor and vulnerable people face from floods, storms or droughts, by helping to better plan and design infrastructure to invest against these impacts.
Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). As a project preparation facility, we help secondary cities in Asia and the Pacific prepare bankable and sustainable infrastructure investments.
CDIA receives funding support from Austria, European Union, France, Germany, Republic of Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund.