Equitable Development

Equitable Development
Bolstering Sustainable Development Goal 8 will require shifting the focus away from the national and enterprise level toward cities and local authorities.
Edmundo Werna October 10, 2017
World Bank study also makes some policy recommendations.
Amy Fallon October 4, 2017
The continent’s cities remain mired in colonial-era legal process. A new guidebook shows how reforms can happen.
David Hatch September 26, 2017
How cooking and eating in Peru's capital turned into paths for economic and social change.
Local officials need to focus on cleaner cooking fuel, solar energy and efficiency codes, says new report.
Carey L. Biron September 7, 2017
In Pontevedra, efforts to turn streets over to people has improved quality of life -- and proven politically popular.
Ignacio Amigo August 30, 2017
Ideas from Europe include interactive spaces, youth programmes.
David Hatch August 23, 2017
“Shanghai’s waste management sector is reaching a point of significant transition,” says a new report.
David Hatch August 17, 2017
Officials are offering valuable land to developers in exchange for mixed-income proposals in an attempt to move beyond apartheid-era marginalization.
Brendon Bosworth August 17, 2017
A push from government, donors, NGOs and the U.N. yields a big success on public health.
AZM Anas August 14, 2017
But are urban planners ready to listen?
Einhard Schmidt-Kallert August 14, 2017
The Thai capital’s attempt to ban the city’s popular food vendors prompted international outrage. But the most significant effects are being felt locally.
Sarah Reed and Sally Roever and Narumol Nirathron August 3, 2017
A new initiative at TU Delft seeks to figure out what’s most relevant for students.
Gregory Scruggs August 2, 2017
Key tools include financial services for the “unbanked”, easy-to-access Internet-based business-license applications and more.
David Hatch August 1, 2017
How a popular video game became an urban planning tool.
Carlin Carr July 28, 2017
Move creates a beachhead that will allow for a deeper discussion of cities at the Human Rights Council, said one diplomat.
Gregory Scruggs July 27, 2017
Advance planning, partnerships and granular governance are strategies, according to a new report from 100 Resilient Cities.
David Hatch July 24, 2017
Nine years ago, Robert Hakiza fled an African war zone. Now, he lives in Kampala, advocating on behalf of a growing number of refugees living in Uganda's capital.
Christopher Swope July 18, 2017
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