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5 Lessons from South Africa’s Just Transition Journey

  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
An aerial shot of Cape Town, South Africa, against the backdrop of hills and mountains
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
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Ethiopia's Updated NDC Underscores its Focus on Climate Action

  • National Climate Action
  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • COP26
A grassy landscape with two buildings, each painted with an Ethiopian flag, in the background.
  • National Climate Action
  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • COP26
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Lessons from Durban’s Approach to Water Resilience

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate Resilience
  • urban water resilience
An overview of Umgeni River's Blue Lagoon in Durban, South Africa.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate Resilience
  • urban water resilience
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3 Strategies for Water-Wise Development in Ethiopia

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
People drive herds of oxen and sheep great distances to water them at this reservoir.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
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How Local Data Is Accelerating Land Restoration in Ethiopia

  • data
  • restoration
  • climate impacts
A green, hilly landscape in Lalibela, Ethiopia
  • data
  • restoration
  • climate impacts
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Restoring Ethiopia's Ecosystems Can Support Livelihoods and COVID-19 Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
A degraded landscape in Ethiopia under a cloudy sky.
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
  • Equity
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  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
News
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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It's Time to Invest in Ethiopia's Forest Sector

  • Economics
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • restoration
People working on planting trees.
  • Economics
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • restoration
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Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • Water
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Caroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
Warwick Junction
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report
Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report