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Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

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Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development

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Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
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RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

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Cape Town has a robust transport demand management (TDM) strategy that includes promoting higher vehicle occupancies. Photo Credit: Warren Rohner, Flickr 2012
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