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Making Water and Sanitation Work for the Poor in Kenya

By |June 16th 2020|Categories: Multi Stakeholder Partnerships, Urban Health, Water & Sanitation|Tags: , , , |

A well-functioning system for water and sanitation must address the needs of under-served urban residents. Eden Mati-Mwangi shows how a systems-change approach can have a lasting impact on Kenya’s sanitations sector.

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Categorising South Africa’s Resilient Urbanisms

By |June 11th 2020|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , |

Urban planning during the apartheid regime specifically designed cities to displace and separate. Ngaka Mosiane, Mamokete Matjomane, and Avhatakali Sithagu argue for a concept of spatial culture that captures this particularity of South Africa's resilient urban history.

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Housing as Healthcare: COVID-19, Affordable Housing, and Urban Resilience in Asia

By |June 9th 2020|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Urban Health|Tags: , , |

To ensure that cities are healthy, residents need access to affordable housing, argues Andrew Jones from Reall – a social enterprise, innovator and impact investor that has been at the forefront of affordable housing for decades.

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Integrated Urban Development – Global Partnerships, Local Benefits

By |June 4th 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Multi Stakeholder Partnerships, Urban Health|Tags: , , |

Why tackle challenges alone, when there is so much to be gained from working together? How global peer learning strengthens cities in their role as leading actors of urban change. By the South African – German City Peer Learning Network.

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Migrants Hold the Key to Urban Resilience and COVID-19 Recovery

By |June 2nd 2020|Categories: Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance, Urban Health|Tags: , , , |

Migrants are critical to the resilience of cities all over the world and simultaneously some of the most vulnerable urban dwellers when disaster strikes. Michele Acuto and Daniel Pejic from Connected Cities Lab explain why addressing urban migrant vulnerability strengthens the resilience of cities and fast-tracks our recovery from COVID-19.

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Can Cities Become Car-Free After the Covid19 Pandemic?

By |May 28th 2020|Categories: Green & Smart Development, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , |

In the course of the COVID19 pandemic, many cities are rethinking their transport systems. Mark Nieuwenhuijsen outlines challenges and solutions and argues that this is the time to boost the concept of a car-free city.

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Encouraging Greater Walking and Cycling in Tshwane

By |May 26th 2020|Categories: Green & Smart Development, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , |

Tshwane, South Africa, wants to encourage walking and cycling among its residents. Michael Kihato from C40 Cities Finance Facility outlines challenges and solutions in one of the country's three capitals.

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A New and Better Normal for Urban Mobility in Indonesia

By |May 20th 2020|Categories: Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , |

Indonesia is not spared from the COVID-19 global pandemic. For urban mobility planners, however, this unfortunate pandemic presents a unique opportunity to reflect on our public transport efficiency and resiliency strategies and shape a new and better normal.

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Kampala’s Inspiring Journey Towards a Cycling-Friendly City

By |May 14th 2020|Categories: Urban & Metropolitan Governance, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , , |

Uganda’s capital leads the way towards an increasingly popular mode of transportation: biking. In times of urbanisation, recent policies indicate a shift towards greater sustainability. Amanda Ngabirano, Vice President of the World Cycling Alliance, highlights the developments in the city of seven hills.

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