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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
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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
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Prize for Cities

Ariel shot of a city with lots of trees.

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
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
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Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
A man working on a farm.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
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Which Countries Are Most Vulnerable to Locust Swarms?

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • maps
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • maps

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
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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

This Man Wants to Pull 60,000 Rwandans Out of Poverty by Planting Trees

  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
Planting trees in Rwanda
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests

If Climate Change Is the Existential Crisis of Our Age, Why Isn’t it Getting More Attention?

  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
California drought
  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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  • sea level rise
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How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • poverty
  • re-greening
  • restoration
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • poverty
  • re-greening
  • restoration
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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
Insights

Regreening Africa Could Help Stem the Tide of Migration

  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • re-greening
  • restoration
A smallholder farmer plants maize. Photo by CIMMYT/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • re-greening
  • restoration
Insights

Food Security and Climate Change in Africa: A Question of Political Will

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
One-quarter of Africa’s projected food gap can be addressed by supporting a drive to achieve replacement level fertility by 2050. Better food security could be achieved by reducing food loss and waste. Photo Credit: Mark Jordahl/Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
Insights

A Farmer In Africa: Balancing Property Rights With National Needs

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights
  • land tenure
In Africa, farmers rely on their rights to community land, but governments don't always back them up with legislation. (photo credit: Gates Foundation/flickr)
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights
  • land tenure

RELEASE: Farmed Fish Production Must More than Double by 2050, New Analysis Finds

  • aquaculture
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Food
  • food security
  • aquaculture
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Food
  • food security
Insights

Improving Food Security in the Sahel Is Difficult, but Achievable

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
  • water
A local farmer in Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo, innovates. Photo Credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
  • water

New Report Offers Menu of Solutions to Close the Global Food Gap

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • degraded lands
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • degraded lands

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