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

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
News
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
  • Equity
Initiatives

Prize for Cities

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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
  • 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
  • Urban Development
News
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • Urban Development
Initiatives
Children hanging by stream in African township
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
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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
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • equity
  • Urban Development
Outcomes
Rangers in Kibale National Park, Uganda, learn to use the Forest Watcher app developed by the Jane Goodall Institute, Google, and Global Forest Watch. Photo by Lilian Pintea/Jane Goodall Institute
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
Community consultation in Lukolela, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
Farmers and officials at a tree nursery in Nyandarua County, Kenya. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016

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