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Butterworth Waterfront, Penang, Malaysia
Butterworth Waterfront, Penang, Malaysia

The Penang Bay Project is a 30-year ambition to transform the Penang island and mainland waterfronts, and deliver a new city core based on innovation synergies between technology and creativity. The project envisions investment in smart infrastructure to leverage underutilised cultural and transport assets to catapult the state towards high-income status, with improved mobility and resilience.

$1,100,000,000
Funding Goal
Malaysia
Country
Construction of a Modern Bus/Taxi Park in Lira Municipal Council
Construction of a Modern Bus/Taxi Park in Lira Municipal Council

Lira Bus park has a total land size of about 14870m2 and surrounded by 0.9 km2 road networks. It can currently accommodate over 1000 vehicles. It has over 185 lock ups and shops. The bus park employs over 1000 business people. this bus park was constructed over 50 years ago with very old infrastructure. Redeveloping this bus will increase the income through improved infrastructures and other social amenities such as adequate.

$20,000,000
Funding Goal
Uganda
Country
Hussain Sagar Living Waters Project
Hussain Sagar Living Waters Project

This project aims to restore Hussain Sagar lake by desilting, solid waste removal and implementing nature based solutions and blue green infrastructures for improved water quality and ecosystem outcomes (such as biodiversity enhancement, flooding and microclimate control, groundwater recharge). The project also aims to develop safe, continuous and universally accessible pedestrian and non-motorised transport infrastructure for making the area healthy, inclusive and equitable.

$125,000,000
Funding Goal
India
Country
Multi-Modal Smart Mass Transportation System
Multi-Modal Smart Mass Transportation System

Multi-modal Smart Mass Transport System is under transportation sector of the “Integrated Sustainability Plan for New Clark City (NCC), Philippines,” a Global Future Cities Programme jointly prepared by BCDA (Bases Conversion and Development Authority), UN-Habitat and Foreign and Commonwealth Office dated November 2018. The Philippine government has identified NCC as one of its major growth centers. In the master-plan, population is expected to reach 1.2 million and produce 800,000 jobs.

$203,200,000
Funding Goal
Philippines
Country
Pune Bicycle Plan
Pune Bicycle Plan

The Pune Bicycle Plan envisages, creation of city-wide cycling infrastructure including around 825 Km of cycle tracks and lanes, and dedicated cycle parking stations in the form of road markings (painted cycle track), integration with transit to facilitate sustainable mobility in an effort to create healthier lifestyles in the city. In addition to this, the bicycle plan also proposes to implement a public bicycle sharing system with around 13,000 cycles by 2031.

$42,000,000
Funding Goal
India
Country
Solar Energy for Water Sanitation in the City of Acapulco Mexico
Solar Energy for Water Sanitation in the City of Acapulco Mexico

The infrastructure required for the solar field is 138,750 solar panels of 400w each, on a plot of 94 hectares, to generate 55.5 megawatts that the local water agency needs to supply energy to all the functions it performs, from the collection, driving, distribution, wastewater treatment and office. The renovation and rehabilitation of electro-mechanical equipment is required for 15 treatment plants to properly sanitize the municipal wastewater.

$75,237,572
Funding Goal
Mexico
Country
Southern Corridor Programme
Southern Corridor Programme

The programme comprises of five priority component projects focusing on eight mega informal settlements. The goal is to transform these informal settlements into urban neighbourhoods, that will enable communities to access housing opportunities and other socio-economic amenities. Significant infrastructure investment is required. Some sites contain extremely poor ground conditions require land remediation. Assistance in developing appropriate multi-storey housing solutions is required.

$753,000,000
Funding Goal
South Africa
Country

Vision

To bridge the global gaps between the availability of capital and the investment needs in cities to achieve the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Case Studies

Mongolia Case Study
Mongolia Case Study

The main objective of the Flood Resilience in Ulaanbaatar Ger Areas project is to enhance the climate change resilience of the seven most vulnerable Ger khoroo settlements focusing on flooding in Ulaanbaatar City. UN Habitat, in partnership with the government of Mongolia, successfully obtained funding for this project through the Adaptation Fund.

Fiji Case Study
Fiji Case Study

The main objective of the Increasing the Resilience of Informal Urban Settlements project is to enhance the climate change resilience of informal urban settlements in multiple municipalities (1 city, 3 towns) in Fiji that are prone to disaster risks. UN Habitat, in partnership with the government of Fiji, successfully obtained funding for this project through the Adaptation Fund.

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