CDIA is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It receives funding support from Austria, France, Germany, Republic of Korea, Switzerland and the European Union. It is implemented by ADB and Agence Française de Développement (AFD).

Over the past 14 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 June 2021, CDIA donors have contributed an aggregate amount of USD 111.5 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.

Get to know more about our current funders and implementers:

Asian Development Bank

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

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.

European Union

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.

Federal Ministry of Finance – Austria

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.

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development – Germany

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.

State Secretariat for Economic Affairs – Switzerland

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.

Ministry of Economy and Finance – Republic of Korea

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.

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