Using Forests for Water Treatment: An Example from Rio de Janeiro

By |2019-03-21T10:01:21+02:00March 21st 2019|basic infrastructure & housing, water & sanitation, , , , |

Ecosystem loss and degradation contributes to water insecurity worldwide – natural infrastructure strategies that protect and restore natural systems aim to halt and reverse this trend. Suzanne Ozment and Rafael Feltran-Barbieri discuss how water utilities can profit from restoring ecosystems.

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Infographics: Urban Development in Brazil

By |2018-10-23T10:06:23+02:00September 13th 2018|global urban debates, governance & finance, housing & informality, urban & metropolitan governance, , , , , , , |

URBANET’s latest infographic series provides you with interesting facts and figures about urbanisation in Brazil.

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The challenge of localising the SDGs: A reflection about Brazil

By |2017-10-04T17:01:53+02:00October 4th 2017|global urban debates, , , , , , , , |

To attain the SDGs, local implementation is key, and cities bear a special responsibility in that regard. But what does the situation really look like on the ground – is there enough awareness and commitment to this global process? Daphne Besen analyses the situation in metropolises and small and medium size cities in Brazil.

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