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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
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Can Housing Be Affordable Without Being Efficient?

  • Buildings
  • housing
  • Brazil
  • sustainable cities
Minha Casa, Minha Vida affordable housing project in Brazil
  • Buildings
  • housing
  • Brazil
  • sustainable cities
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Affordable housing for all.
  • cities for all
  • housing
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Bridge across creek in Kibera, Nairobi.
  • housing
  • development
  • equity

RELEASE: 1.2 Billion People Living in Cities Lack Access to Affordable and Secure Housing

  • housing
  • urban policy
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • housing
  • urban policy
  • equity
  • sustainable cities

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
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Revaluing Ecosystems

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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
While oceans support lucrative fisheries, these benefits are rarely accounted for in ledgers. Photo by Pedro Ramirez Jr./U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
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Tomorrow's Markets

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Measuring up

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