Urbanization in a Growing World

by Kristina Byrne on July 11, 2012

Shifting populations are leading to shifting concerns and shifting development paradigms.  SSF’s free webinar series, Urbanization in  Growing World will examine the challenges and opportunities presented by rapid urbanization, relating to:

 

Brazil, © Cities Alliance

1)Food Security

2)Infrastructure

3)Economic Development

4)Governance

Both population growth and climate change present different sets of parameters when considering urban issues.  Partnering with the World Bank, the International Housing Coalition, Abt Associates, the Penn Institute for Urban Research, and the Wilson Center, our feature series will explore these critical topics from  from an academic, advocacy, and development perspective.

Take a look at the World Bank’s Urban Strategy

 

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