Sustainable Integrated Waste Management: Aiming at the Source Rather than the End

By |2019-04-25T09:54:32+02:00April 25th 2019|Categories: Energy & Waste|Tags: , , , , , |

To achieve sustainable integrated waste management, municipalities need to move away from end-of-pipe approaches. What is rather needed are softer approaches that set incentives for sustainable waste management at an early stage of waste handling.

Interview: “We have started to become more resilient” – Ronaldo Golez, Mayor of Dumangas, Philippines

By |2021-02-22T13:39:59+01:00April 24th 2018|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience|Tags: , , , , , |

The agricultural sector of the municipality of Dumangas in the Philippines is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. We spoke to its mayor Ronaldo Golez about strategies to become more resilient and to empower local communities.

Investing in Asia’s Urban Future

By |2018-08-02T12:12:26+02:00January 23rd 2017|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Water & Sanitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Asia is one of the regions of the world that is experiencing extremely rapid urbanisation. The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) has recently launched a photobook in which case studies of four cities in Asia illustrate innovative ways to tackle issues in key sectors such as flood and drainage management, water supply, transport and waste management.

“Local governments are better equipped” – An interview with John Bongat, mayor of Naga City

By |2021-02-23T14:54:54+01:00January 3rd 2017|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Green & Smart Development|Tags: , , , , , , |

John Bongat is the mayor of Naga City in the Philippines, one of the most disaster-prone cities in the world. URBANET talked to him about how he attempts to make Naga City more livable.

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