Sustainable Urban Management (Green Cities) Support for Follow-up Activities in Melaka, Malaysia (ADB-48357-001)

Countries
  • Malaysia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Melaka
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Canceled
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 9, 2014
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Borrower
Government of Malaysia, Melaka Green Technology Corporation
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Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.15 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 4, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 28, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, The proposed S-CDTA, responds to a specific request from the Melaka Green Technology Corporation (MGTC) to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to follow-up earlier work under TA 8314-REG: Green Cities A Sustainable Urban Future in Southeast Asia (Green Cities RETA). Under the Green Cities RETA, efforts were initiated to develop green city action plans and build the capacity of participating cities to meet the challenge of balancing economic growth with urban environmental sustainability and climate resilience across several countries in Southeast Asia. In Malaysia, the activity was started on a pilot basis in Melaka (Malacca), a historic trading center on the Strait of Malacca with a population in 2011 of 830,000, as part of TA 8040-REG: Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity Implementation. The Green City Action Plan (GCAP) for Melaka was disseminated at the first regional conference on Enabling GrEEEn Cities at the ADB Headquarters on 13 to 14 May 2014 as part of the Green Cities RETA.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Connett, Diana G. Southeast Asia Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main