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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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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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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 & Governance

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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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • 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

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report
Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report
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3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk

Can We Restore 350 Million Hectares by 2030?

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
Woman in African field
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
News

RELEASE: Policy Blueprint for Building Efficiency Shows Urban Leaders How to Boost Economy and Cut Emissions

  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset