306 resource(s) found
April, 2017
Author: Fiona Marshall, Pritpal Randhawa
In India, peri-urban areas are too often neglected. Many people live in poverty and face increasing marginalisation and food insecurity. Yet peri-urban agriculture could be a major contributor to poverty alleviation and food security.This working paper examines rural-urban transformations in...
April, 2017
Author: Fiona Marshall, Jonathan Dolley, Pritpal Randhawa, Ramila Bisht, Ritu Priya, Linda Waldman, Jörn Scharlemann, Chaya Shamma, Chaya Devi, Rajashree Saharia, Abhinav Kapoor, Bhushra Rizvi, Ima Chopra, Aviram Sharma, Meghana Arora, Yasir Hamid, Kumud Teresa, Jyotishmita Sarma, Sumegha Sharma, Pradeep Tandon, Rahul Rathore, Milap Punia, Pranav Desai, Rajnish Kumar, Priyanie Amerasinghe, Salman Siddiqi, Ambika Khadka, Kanika Mehra, Anuradha Adhikari, Chandima Subasinghe
This policy briefing draws on insights from the Risks and Responses to Urban Futures project.This briefing draws on recent research to show how people benefit from ecoystems in and around cities, and how these benefits can be integrated into urban planning and policy.There is a growing...
April, 2017
Author: University of Hawaii
In 2016 the University of Hawaii (UH) partnered with Diponegoro University (UNDIP) in a joint studio/practicum project to work on an urban resilience project in collaboration with the Resilience Office of the City of Semarang, Indonesia. The Resilience Office had two core objectives for the...
April, 2017
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Ministry of Public Works and Housing Directorate General of Human Settlements explained their programs in tackling rapid population growth in cities for sustainability in presentation, presented in an open forum at @america hosted by APEKSI (Association of Municipalities in...
April, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps
The Promoting Agriculture, Health and Alternative Livelihoods (PAHAL) program is a $37 million, five-year USAID initiative designed to achieve food security among vulnerable populations in the hill and mountain regions of Midwestern and Far West Nepal. Food insecurity in Nepal persists...
April, 2017
Author: Bruce Ravesloot, Raniya Sobir
Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) report on Sichuan Province, China, aims to understand the dynamic context of peri-urbanization, with particular focus on migrants and Micro and Small Businesses (MSBs) and their interdependency.Key Findings and RecommendationsMSBs and rural migrants are...
March, 2017
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This is an executive summary produced by students of Urban and Regional Planning Department of Diponegoro University, as part of Planning Studio product in 2016.This document summarized the planning studio result that elaborate regional development strategies with the concept of inclusive and...
March, 2017
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This is an executive summary produced by students of Urban and Regional Planning Department of Diponegoro University, as part of Planning Studio product in 2016.This paper summarized the planning studio result that elaborate regional development strategies with the concept of inclusive and...
March, 2017
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This is an executive summary produced by students of Urban and Regional Planning Department of Diponegoro University, as part of Planning Studio product in 2016.This document summarized the planning studio result that elaborate regional development strategies with the concept of inclusive and...
March, 2017
Author: Gianfi Suci
This is an executive summary produced by students of Urban and Regional Planning Department of Diponegoro University, as part of Planning Studio product in 2016.Resilience or endurance is the ability to withstand and recover back after experiencing threats and crisis. Resilience...