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Governance & Finance

Can Access to Budget Information Empower Citizens and Enhance Urban Governance? A Perspective from South Africa

By |August 31st 2021|Categories: Governance & Finance|Tags: , , |

Fiscal transparency and public participation play a vital role in building more democratic spaces and fostering trust between people and their government. However, this requires the fostering of genuine multi-stakeholder collaboration, argues Zukiswa Kota.

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Integrating Water and Sanitation with Wider Slum Upgrading

By |July 8th 2021|Categories: Governance & Finance|Tags: , , , |

Sam Drabble, Sara Márquez Martín, and Jane Weru explore how water and sanitation can and should be better integrated with wider slum upgrading initiatives.

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Which Governance Factors Drive Urban Zero-Carbon Transformation?

By |July 1st 2021|Categories: Governance & Finance, Multi Stakeholder Partnerships, Municipal & Climate Finance|Tags: , , |

Urban climate action is essential for global carbon neutrality. A study by the German Development Institute has assessed the importance of stakeholder involvement, financing, and impact assessment for urban zero-carbon transformation.

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Urban Resilience in Jordan: Shocks, Stressors and Pointers for Moving Forward

By |June 10th 2021|Categories: Governance & Finance|Tags: , , |

Climate change and urban growth, political tensions and a global pandemic on top – how can cities respond and take action towards a more sustainable future? Dr Deyala Tarawneh offers insights from Amman.

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How a Misdirected Land Use Law Disregards Coastal Dwellers’ Rights

By |March 25th 2021|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Governance & Finance|Tags: , , , |

Lagos' Waterfront Infrastructure Development Law facilitates the sacrifice of the rights of coastal residents to commercial real estate development. Omotayo Odukola on the constitution and unjust implementation of a land use law.

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Land Rights in Africa Are About People, Not Paperwork

By |March 2nd 2021|Categories: Governance & Finance|Tags: , , , |

As part of the Prindex global dataset, people in 34 sub-Saharan countries were asked about their feelings of security or fear regarding possible eviction. Dr Ibrahima Ka and Cynthia Berning share intriguing findings.

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