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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
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Urban Development

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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
Initiatives

Prize for Cities

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5 Lessons for Securing Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
Community forest
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
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  • 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
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  • 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

RELEASE: New Study Reveals Mining in the Amazon Threatens 20% of Indigenous Lands

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people

COMUNICADO: Nuevo estudio revela que la minería en el Amazonas amenaza al 20 % de las tierras indígenas

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people

ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Rural Women Must Be at the Heart of COVID-19 Response and Recovery

  • Governance
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
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  • Governance
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights

INSIDER: Beyond Buying Renewables: How Cities Can Influence the Energy System

  • decarbonization
  • INSIDER
  • improving electricity governance
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • Governance
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  • decarbonization
  • INSIDER
  • improving electricity governance
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • Governance
Insights

Nature is An Economic Winner for COVID-19 Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • technical perspective
  • economy
  • Governance
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  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • technical perspective
  • economy
  • Governance

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