Toward Great Dhaka: Seize the golden opportunity

Had you looked across Shanghai’s Huangpu River from west to east in the 1980s, you bangladeshmapwould mostly have seen farmland dotted with a few scattered buildings. At the time, it was unimaginable that East Shanghai, or Pudong, would one day become a global financial centre; that its futuristic skyline, sleek expressways, and rapid trains would one day be showcased in blockbusters like James Bond and Mission Impossible movies! It was also unimaginable that the Shanghainese would consider living in Pudong.

How wrong that would have been! Pudong is now hosting some of the world’s most productive companies, and boosting some of the city’s most desirable neighbourhoods. And Shanghai has become China’s most important global city, lifting the entire hinterland with it.

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eConsultant2: Ethiopia – Development of Transit Oriented Development Implementation Program for the City of Addis Ababa

Deadline: 20-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The services include institutional Ethiopia-Road-Constructiondevelopment support and capacity building services to help Addis Ababa City government (AACG) achieve the Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) aspects of the new Structure Plan for the city of Addis Ababa. The consultants will report to the World Bank Task Team Leader, and interact directly with the Addis Ababa Land Management and Development Bureau (AALMDB), which is primarily responsible for implementation of the structure plan, throughout the assignment. The consultancy’s main objectives are to: Continue reading