Urban Development Media Scan – 5 July 2018


  1. New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP)


  1. The Future of Seven Great Cities Spectacularly Reimagined (6/30/18)
    Source: Forbes
  2. C40, UCCRN and Partners Quantify, Sound Alarm on Climate Threats to Urban Residents (6/28/18)
    Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
  3. How can we help cities provide the building blocks for future growth? (6/26/18)
    Source: World Bank
  4. The Importance Of The Healthcare Sector To The Sustainable Development Goals (7/1/18)
    Source: Forbes


  1. Resilience: A new lens for urban development in Africa (6/26/18)
    Source: Joy Online
  2. South Africa’s ‘dispossessed’ urban poor call for land reform (7/2/18)
    Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation


  1. Rooting for the Trees: India’s Capital Awakens to Its Ecological Challenges (7/2/18)
    Source: The Diplomat
  2. A New Model for Financing Urban Planning in Asia (6/27/18)
    Source: Brink Asia
  3. Urban Bhutan? Embrace the old in building the new (7/2/18)
    Source: Inquirer
  4. Focus on cities could cut China’s emissions by 30pct – researchers (6/27/18)
    Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation


  1. Why are Latin American and Caribbean cities less productive? Mayors in Miami to discuss (6/11/18)
    Source: The City Fix

Middle East

  1. Middle East cities ready to deploy future mobility solutions (6/24/18)
    Source: Khaleej Times



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