SPOTLIGHT ON: WORLD URBAN FORUM

Urban Challenges in Post-COVID Times

By |2022-06-30T09:36:48+02:00June 30th 2022|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Governance & Finance, , , , , |

The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing challenges in the domain of social inclusion and housing. Cynthia Goytia on how cities can rise to these challenges and which solutions have already proven successful in urban Latin America.

Building Rights and Municipal Finance – The Experience of São Paulo, Brazil

By |2021-02-23T13:48:37+01:00June 6th 2019|Municipal & Climate Finance, , , , |

Revenue from building rights, or land value capture, plays an important role for municipal finance. Martim O. Smolka and Camila Maleronka report on the specific challenges and achievements in the city of São Paulo.

Sao Paulo’s Strategy for Organic Waste Management

By |2019-04-11T10:07:39+02:00April 11th 2019|Energy & Waste, , , , , |

In Brazil, Latin America’s largest country in terms of population, the City of Sao Paulo is committed to recycle organics. In 2015, the City embarked on a journey towards separate collection of organics, thus enabling the production of high-quality compost.

Infographics: Urbanisation and Urban Development in Brazil

By |2021-05-10T11:45:54+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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