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Trading to Eat: How The Informal Economy is Hunger-Proofing Africa’s Cities

By |2023-01-31T10:15:56+01:00January 31st 2023|Decent Work, Economic Development, Youth & Gender, , , |

In many African cities, informal food traders sell everything from fresh produce to fried chicken feet at affordable prices to people who need the food most. Luke Metelerkamp is convinced: informal trading is hunger-proofing Africa's cities, arguably providing the continent's largest nutritional safety net.

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Can the Western Balkans’ Quadruple Energy Crisis Finally Unleash a Just Transition?

By |2023-01-24T12:13:15+01:00January 24th 2023|Green & Smart Development, , , , |

The Western Balkans have been steadily working towards decarbonisation, a critical step for the region which relies heavily on coal. However, the region has faced several crises in recent times. Pippa Gallop of CEE Bankwatch Network offers a timely analysis of the Western Balkans' long-term planning for a just transition, including the role of the European Union.

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Let the Sun Shine on Ukraine – How Solar Power Accelerates the Green Reconstruction of Cities

By |2023-01-17T10:13:37+01:00January 17th 2023|Climate Change & Resilience, Green & Smart Development, , , , |

Solar energy solutions need to be scaled up to address electricity shortages in both emergency and mid-term responses to the crisis in Ukraine. Vladlena Martsynkevych is convinced: Ukraine is ready for a better, greener future.

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Collective Action for Flood Resilience: How Blue-Green Infrastructure Leads to New Solutions in Kampala

By |2023-01-10T11:41:48+01:00January 10th 2023|Climate Change & Resilience, Water & Sanitation, , , , |

Effective flood control can only be met with a holistic approach. Peter Mwambu and Simon Akena invite us to Kampala in Uganda and discuss lessons learned from integrating Blue-Green Infrastructure.

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