Like many African cities, Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, is at the turnstile of urbanisation. Recognising the need to augment the existing inadequate public transport, authorities are considering implementing a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in the city.
by WRI India.
by WRI India
- projectBuilding the foundations of our work with cities
Sustainable transportation solutions are key factors in ensuring that cities reduce congestion, avoid growth in greenhouse gas emissions and provide access to all the opportunities that cities have to offer. In countries where EMBARQ is currently working, cities are growing in a disconnected and...
The City of Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka is making progress on rooftop solar PV installations, mainly through its utility implemented net-metering program. Yet, much more needs to be done if the state is to reach its 400 MW rooftop solar target by 2018. This working paper provides...
India’s rural population is on the decline, and people are increasingly moving to cities.
Martin Ravallion, Edmond D. Villani Chair of Economics at Georgetown University, talks about growth, urbanization, and poverty answers 6 points about Growth, Urbanization, and Poverty in India, and presents his research in a narrated PowerPoint.