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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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RELEASE: South Africa Joins WRI, Coalition for Urban Transitions in Supporting Green and Equitable Urban Recovery After COVID-19

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

PODCAST: A Mother for Road Safety with Zoleka Mandela

  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Africa
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • Latin America
Zoleka Mandela speaking out at Global Road Safety Week. Photo by makeroadssafe/Flickr
  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Africa
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • Latin America

RELEASE: Safe, Affordable Sanitation a Pipe Dream for Too Many Households in Global South

  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • health
  • sustainable cities
  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • health
  • sustainable cities
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai

  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Caroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Initiatives
Children hanging by stream in African township

RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy
Insights

People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • world resources report
Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • world resources report
Insights

Radio Helps Niger Farmers Bring Life Back to Their Land

  • Forests
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
Restored landscapes now thrive across Niger. Credit: Gray Tappan/USGS
  • Forests
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture

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