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Transforming cities for sustainability
  • Transforming cities for sustainability

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More people now live in urban than rural areas for the first time in human history. This growth challenges areas already struggling to provide services and cope with environmental pressures. How is planning and technology helping cities become more sustainable and reimagine their futures?

This Spotlight presents an in-depth analysis including opinions, facts and figures, and key resources. It features views by Ashvin Dayal and Anna Brown of the Rockefeller Foundation, Marcus Moench of ISET International, and Edwin Castellanos of the University of the Valley of Guatemala.  
It includes a podcast interview with urban poverty expert David Satterthwaite, and multimedia features that explore urban challenges and solutions in India, Mozambique and Uganda. 


Urban sustainability starts by bridging divides
Urban sustainability should look outside the cities
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Plotting a better life in Ugandan slums
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Delhi’s waste site story
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The urban challenges of a booming Maputo