41 resource(s) found
April, 2018
The Mekong Delta (MKD), in which Can Tho City is located, occupies a low-lying region in the center of South Hau River (Bassac River). The MKD is predicted to be one of the three most vulnerable deltas in the world caused by climate change. Seasonal flooding is a typical natural...
April, 2018
Author: Arzu Culhaci
In April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing over 9,000 people, destroying or badly damaging more than 800,000 homes and displacing approximately 2.8 million people. Where shocks like earthquakes cannot easily be prevented, strengthening the ability to prepare, respond and...
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
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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...
February, 2018
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Internal migration is a defining megatrend of our time: it brings with it the potential for vast economic growth and sustainable development, but until governments have the information they need to engage in evidence-based policymaking, the positive transformational potential of internal...
January, 2018
Author: Sarah Reed, Ana Carolina Ogando, Poonsap Suanmuang Tulaphan, Chidchanok Samantrakul, Pannee Towakulpanich
"Informal Workers in Bangkok: A Scan of Four Occupational Sectors" explores key issues facing street vendors, motorcycle taxi drivers, home-based workers (both sub-contracted and self-employed), and domestic workers in Thailand's capital city.  Findings are based on 11 focus...
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...
December, 2017
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This report provides an overview of the main EU Research and Innovation (R&I) actions for and with cities, promoted both at the European and international level to foster sustainable urban development. In addition it presents a detailed overview of budget of Horizon 2020 and the past three...
November, 2017
Author: Tänzler, Dennis; Cochu, Annica; Agster, Rainer et al.
This study includes a comprehensive assessment of the situation of urban climate finance in the three countries of South Africa, Chile and India with a specific focus on the partner cities of the “Cities Fit for Climate Change” (CFCC) project: eThekwini (Durban), Santiago de Chile and...