189 resource(s) found
April, 2018
From 2010 to 2015, the CanTho’s PC has issued the first phase of the action plan to adapt to CC.The main objective is to study and realize in practice what CC in Can Tho city is; and, based on the result of this study, combined with the socio-economic status and the wishes of the local...
April, 2018
Author: James J. Patterson
This report presents a summary of findings from a global survey of institutional innovation in 96 cities across the globe. It covers broad patterns in the types of institutional innovation occurring in cities, possible explanatory factors for these changes, and potential outcomes/effects. This is...
April, 2018
Author: Trang Hoang
It is undeniable shortage and evidently uneven distribution of knowledge and information, resources, support that will be necessary for various social groups to cope with shocks and stresses, maintain services and bounce back afterwards of which children and women are among the most...
April, 2018
Author: Julisa Tambunan
In Asia and the Pacific, there are 717 million young people aged 15 to 24, comprising 60% of the world’s youth. In Bangladesh, climate change has been linked to an increase in the number of girls forced into child marriage or prostitution in cities, often by desperate parents that have no...
April, 2018
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Cities in the developing world are rapidly expanding, boosting countries’ economies, reducing ...
April, 2018
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South Asia’s urban population grew by 130 million people between 2001 and 2011, and it is forecast to rise by almost 250 million more in the next 15 years. The region has already started to see the economic growth and poverty-reduction benefits associated with...
January, 2018
Author: Diego Alejo Vázquez Pimentel, Iñigo Macías Aymar, Max Lawson
Last year saw the biggest increase in the number of billionaires in history, with one more billionaire every two days. There are now 2,043 dollar billionaires worldwide. Nine out of 10 are men. Billionaires also saw a huge increase in their wealth. This increase was enough to end extreme poverty...
January, 2018
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Resilience building has become a growing policy agenda, particularly for urban risk management. While much of the resilience agenda has been shaped by policies and discourses from the global North, its applicability for cities of the global South, particularly African cities, has not been...
December, 2017
Author: Phong Tran
This article presents major findings of a study done in 2014-2015 to assess the urban planning and development process of An Van Duong, one of the most influential urban areas to the development of Hue City. The An Van Duong master plan was approved by the Thua Thien Hue provincial People’s...
October, 2017
Author: ISET
The technical handbook is part of the Undertaking Feasibility Study for Scaling Up the Model of Storm Resistant Housing for a Resilience Da Nang project, which is implemented in 26 months, from 07/2015 to 09/2017. The implementing agency is the Danang Department of Foreign Affairs (DoFA). The...