Climate-Proofing Urban Bus Systems in Vietnam
The detrimental impact of extreme weather on Ho Chi Minh City's traffic system is one of the city’s most urgent challenges. Frederic Tesfay outlines ways to increase the resilience of the urban bus system.
The Crucial Role of Transport in Building Green Cities: Insights from Rwanda
Highlighting the country's initiatives, challenges, and innovative solutions for building green cities Michelle DeFreese explores the path to sustainable transportation in Rwanda.
Restoring Kigali’s Wetlands to Accelerate Climate Resilience
In the face of climate risks, Rwanda's capital city, Kigali, is prioritising wetland restoration and embracing sustainable and integrated urban planning approaches. Through these efforts, Kigali is not only mitigating flood risks but also emerging as an exemplar for cities worldwide.
The Construction Industry in Rwanda: Opportunities or Challenges for Urban Growth?
Rwanda’s urban population is rapidly increasing, posing chances and challenges. Enrico Morriello illustrates how the country’s construction industry could pave the way to sustainable urbanisation.
Infographics: Urbanisation and Urban Development in Rwanda
URBANET is back with a new country series, inviting readers to explore and learn about urbanisation in Rwanda! Starting off with a set of infographics we introduce you to some insightful facts and figures regarding the country’s urban and demographic development.
The New Traders Hub in Galeshewe: Boosting South African Businesses
The open-air arena in the township of Galeshewe in Kimberley, South Africa, is being transformed under the Cities CHALLENGE 2.0. The centrepiece is a new “Informal Traders Hub” offering a safe, sustainable, and gender-responsive environment for local female traders.