Upward and Outward Growth: Launch of Urban Expansion Paper
On January 31st, WRI hosted a launch event for the WRR thematic paper on Urban Expansion. The paper’s authors, Anjali Mahendra and Karen C. Seto presented on the findings of the paper and were joined by Nora Libertun de Duren (Inter-American Development Bank) and Victor Vergara (World Bank) for a panel discussion, moderated by Manish Bapna (WRI). WRI’s Resource Watch team also provided a demo of the new urban expansion data hosted on the Resource Watch platform.
A full recording of the event can be found below and on the WRI event page.
Anjali Mahendra also presented findings from this paper at the International Forum of the Greater and Greener 2019 conference in Denver on July 24th. Her talk, organized by the City Parks Alliance, focused on global urban growth patterns and the implications for parks and open spaces.Watch Webinar
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