Ramon Abracosa

UCCRTF Urban Resilience Consultant

Ramon Abracosa is the newest member of the Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) team. He is the Urban Resilience Consultant responsible for its Philippine portfolio of about a dozen projects.

December 2020

Ramon Abracosa is the newest member of the Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) team. He is the Urban Resilience Consultant responsible for its Philippine portfolio of about a dozen projects.

 

In this video, Ramon speaks about the challenges that cities face and investing in infrastructure that builds resilience. He talks also about how bureaucratic procedures can delay implementation of infrastructure on the ground, the need for complex coordination across departments and stakeholders, and how the ADB is working to build urban resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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