This report aims to go beyond theoretical discussions to explore the practical implications of transitions research for policy and practice, building on the insights from past assessments.

The latest Global Liveability Index for 2019 shows that the living conditions in India's largest metropolises, Mumbai and New Delhi, are getting worse. The capital's "appalling air quality" as well as downgrades to its culture and stability score have pulled down its ranking on this year's index.

Indians are clear about aspirations and their preparedness to achieve them, finds the BankBazaar Aspiration Index report. The study covered 1,828 respondents across 12 cities. Here are more findings from the report.

Ghana’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects explores the challenges and opportunities of Africa’s transformation through an integrated economic and political analysis.

This research is part of a process of evidence generation to help protect and improve the food systems of the urban poor in the city of Bandung, in a period of rapid urbanisation and modernisation. It focuses on the role of street food vendors and informal food providers, who have a contested place in the city’s growth.

The planet is becoming increasingly urban. In many ways, the urbanization wave and the unprecedented urban growth of the past 20 years have created a sense of urgency and an impetus for change.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Urban homeless population in the country, 24/07/2019. As per Census 2011, the total number of houseless urban household in India is 2,56,896. The State/UT-wise details are attached at Annexure-I.

In this paper the impact of various agglomerative forces on employment growth in Ghanaian manufacturing is investigated, using data from two firm censuses, as well as population census and trade data.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Minimizing Urban Poverty through DAY-NULM, 17/07/2019.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Rising Number of Slums in Metro Cities, 03/07/2019. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is implementing Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) {PMAY(U)} since June 2015, for construction of all weather pucca houses to all eligible urban households by 2022.

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