Cities Set the Pace On Fighting Poverty, But Who Will Pay?
Fast-growing cities will determine how the world manages to fight poverty, disease and climate change in coming decades but increased resilience is likely to come with a hefty price tag, urban development experts say.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 25 July 2017
"If we're going to be building $78 trillion of infrastructure, let's build it better and smarter and in a more resilient way" Read more »
Lagos, Addis Ababa, Cape Town and Cairo.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 2 June 2017
"Disaster itself is often a failure in development planning" Read more »
Daily News, 6 June 2017
African cities are crowded as well as disconnected, making them costly for both firms and residents. Read more »
Monitor, 26 April 2017
Not so long ago, Kampala appeared on the list of the most polluted cities. There is a general feeling among people that most cities in this world are not yet ready to pass the… Read more »