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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
News

RELEASE: National governments can reap $12 trillion in returns, create millions of new jobs, reduce emissions through low-carbon investments in cities

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Initiatives

Prize for Cities

Ariel shot of a city with lots of trees.

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
News

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
Initiatives
Children hanging by stream in African township
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Insights

Navigating Kibera Through Community Design

  • Kenya
  • Urban Development
A child in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Kenya
  • Urban Development

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

  • cities for all
  • housing
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

Why Africa Needs to Look to Its Cities to End Hunger

  • Cities
  • Africa
  • Food
  • food security
  • Urban Development
A street market in St. Lucia, South Africa. With the continent rapidly urbanizing, it’s critical that city leaders address urban food loss and waste in order to ensure sustainable development and end food insecurity. Photo by Steve Slater/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Africa
  • Food
  • food security
  • Urban Development

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

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