Tag Archives: urbanization

Planning for Resilience: Innovative Land Use Policies for Building a Resilient City

Many cities in the 100RC network have begun to explore new and creative approaches to land use planning for achieving their holistic resilience goals.  Precisely because management of the built environment has the potential for significant economic, social, and political … Continue reading

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Building Resilience for the New Urban Agenda

As urban leaders meet in Quito this week for Habitat III, the gathering marks the 20-year anniversary of the second Habitat conference, and the 40-year anniversary of the first. In between each of these historic events, we haven’t simply turned … Continue reading

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ACCCRN Learning Forum Kicks Off

Over 100 climate change practitioners and city leaders have gathered in Semarang, Indonesia to revisit successes, reevaluate challenges and look ahead to new ways of advancing city resilience during theLearning Forum of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN). Taking … Continue reading

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The poor by any other name

What urban poverty studies in Viet Nam might tell us about the changing face of Asian poverty Roughly 54 per cent of the world’s population now lives in cities, with Asia and Africa urbanizing faster than other regions. Urbanization is … Continue reading

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