Equitable Development

Equitable Development
A new report from the World Resources Institute highlights changes needed to build cities without slums.
Patralekha Chatterjee July 14, 2017
Latin American initiatives recognized by Social Production of Habitat Award.
Emilio Godoy July 6, 2017
4 takeaways on urban philanthropy from a global gathering of foundations.
Christopher Swope June 20, 2017
More of the city's people and buildings are reaching old age, a phenomenon planners are calling 'double ageing'.
Alok Gupta June 13, 2017
The Gates Foundation is only one part of the story. Many players have combined to create a pair of local economic clusters with global ambitions.
Gregory Scruggs June 9, 2017
CityTaps aims to overcome the forces that drive water utilities away from serving poor customers in developing cities.
Flavie Halais June 6, 2017
Planners must stop thinking of city growth and economic growth as separate issues, the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa says.
David Hatch May 18, 2017
A toolkit launching at this week’s Smart Cities NYC aims to help city leaders apply a more inclusive approach to urban technology.
Christopher Swope May 4, 2017
The Human Cities Coalition, comprised of Dutch companies as well as NGOs, governments and academia, seeks to create “not ‘smart’, not ‘resilient’, but ‘human’ cities”.
Selma Zijlstra April 27, 2017
Pool of 1,000 proposals sought to tackle issues around sustainable infrastructure, services delivery and inequality.
David Hatch April 25, 2017
At a conference known as Urban 95, city leaders consider how cities work for those who are 95 centimetres tall -- the average height of a healthy 3-year old.
Patralekha Chatterjee April 21, 2017
The country’s Workforce Social Impact Bond, launched March 29, is a first for a developing nation.
David Hatch April 12, 2017
The city's new Social Procurement Policy aims to harness public spending to raise residents out of poverty.
Flavie Halais April 7, 2017
How savings cooperatives are breaking a vicious cycle of debt.
Connor Macdonald March 30, 2017
Several groups plan to create a “financial solidarity mechanism”, to work first in Senegal and Nicaragua.
Gregory Scruggs March 29, 2017
If the region is truly committed to delivering inclusive growth, it must equip local authorities with the tools to connect people and places to growth and wealth.
Daniël Termont March 27, 2017
UCLG project relaunches by highlighting nearly 70 case studies from five continents.
David Hatch March 22, 2017
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