- Rapidly urbanizing Indian cities need mechanisms to ensure that land is acquired, planned, and serviced with adequate infrastructure and social amenities, to prevent the occurrence of haphazard urban expansion and under-provisioned inner-city areas.
- Such mechanisms should help ...
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by Rebecca Abers, Robin King, Daniely Votto and Igor Brandão - June 2018
This case study in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” examines transformative urban change in Porto Alegre, Brazil, through the lens of participatory budgeting. The research focuses on whether and how transformative change has taken...
Including the Excluded: Supporting Informal Workers for More Equal and Productive Cities in the Global Southby Victoria A. Beard and Martha Chen - May 2018
A small but growing number of cities are adopting more inclusive approaches to informal workers and this offers important lessons for cities that seek a more equal, productive and environmentally sustainable future.
Informal workers account for 50 to 80 percent of urban employment and...
Urban Solutions for People and the Planet: WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities 2017-2018 Annual ReportMay 2018
Decisions made in cities today will determine whether humans succeed in creating a sustainable future. To refine our approach to this opportunity and challenge, this year, WRI Ross Center completed a new five-year strategy.