Asian Development Bank (ABD) is spearheading the development of Green City Action Plans in the BIMP-EAGA region (comprised of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and East Timor) to accelerate climate resilient economic development in the region. Kota Kinabalu city in Sabah Province in Malaysia is selected as the first pilot city in this region.
Completion of the Kota Kinabalu Green City Action Plan
Climate Vulnerability Assessment and GPC compatible GHG Emissions Inventory for Kota Kinabalu
GCAP document outlining a comprehensive set of priority actions, covering 12 priority sectors, with an aim to ensure climate resilient economic development of the city
Project briefs for 2-3 priority projects including the technical and financial feasibility, scale of finance required, implementation mode and potential funding sources
Measured, quantitative outcomes / project impact
ICLEI is developing a Green City Action Plan for the city of Kota Kinabalu following a multi-stakeholder consultative process, as a part of the Asian Development Bank’s (ABD) development of Green City Action Plans in the BIMP-EAGA region (comprised of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and East Timor). The City of Kota Kinabalu is committing to inclusive, ambitious climate action, mainstreaming climate actions and strategies in to its development agenda to contribute in achieving regional and national climate goals. A greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions Inventory and climate vulnerability assessment was prepared through a series of face-to-face interactive workshops with representatives of all concerned departments and stakeholders. Priority sectors and solutions for low-carbon climate-resilient development in Kota Kinabalau was defined, addressing the scale of finance and viable implementation models.