Corruption, poor management and lack of public consultation have hurt repeated efforts by the Kenyan government and donors to improve slums, including Kibera, the country's largest, researchers sai

For a long time, the urbanization and development discourse has coincided with a focus on economic growth and big cities. Yet, much of the world's new urbanization is taking place in smaller urban entities (towns), and the composition of urbanization may well bear on the speed of poverty reduction.

This report examines the major trends affecting the transformation of energy and mobility systems, with a special focus on cities. Topics addressed include: electrification, decentralization and digitalization of the energy system, along with the shift towards electric, shared and autonomous mobility.

The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana was introduced to provide energy access to all by last mile connectivity and electricity connections to all remaining un-electrified households in rur

An action plan for implementing the New Urban Agenda (NUA) in Latin America and the Caribbean envisions the city as a “macro-level public good” where citizens’ economic, social, cultural and environmental rights are guaranteed.

This report is the first to bring together an overview of policy options available to national governments as well as guidance on how to design national urban policies around low-carbon, inclusive, sustainable development goals.

India is facing significantly higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure, according to the first nationally representative study of these “major killers” involving more than 1.3 million peopl

African economies are looking to achieve high levels of economic growth in the next few decades, predominantly in growing urban centres. By 2035, roughly half of Africa’s population will live in its rapidly expanding cities.

As federal and private estate developers search for affordable housing for all Nigerians, an expert has put the country’s current housing deficit at about 17 million.

Beijing's population shrank in 2017-the first time in 17 years-as the result of nonessential functions being relocated outside the city and better urban management, authorities said on Friday.

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