Africa

May 9, 2012

Kinshasa: Water Supply Assessment, Reform Mechanisms and Solutions

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Over the next two decades, $40 trillion USD will be invested in bridging the global deficit in environmental infrastructure.   At least half of this investment

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Infrastructure Economics Poster
February 7, 2012

Inanda, Ntuzuma, and KwaMashu, Durban: Coping and Responses to Water Supply Constraints

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By Susan Yoon The townships of Inanda, Ntuzuma, and KwaMashu (INK) were built as satellite settlements of the City of Durban during apartheid, pre-1986. The region is

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February 7, 2012

Soweto, Johannesburg: Bridging the Infrastructure Divide

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By Toby Simpson Soweto is located in south west periphery of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa and is comprised of some 32 different townships (City of

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Soweto
February 7, 2012

Kibera, Nairobi: Coping and Responses to the Infrastructure Gap

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By Heather Zanoni Gap Kibera is made of 12 villages and is the largest slum in Kenya. Located in Nairobi, 5 kilometers from the central

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Kibera
February 7, 2012

Manshiat Nasser, Cairo: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Shetal Shah Manshiat Nasser in the Governorate of Cairo, Egypt is a mega-slum built on government-owned land in close proximity to Cairo’s city center.

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February 7, 2012

Cape Flats, Cape Town: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Oisin O’Brien The Cape Flats is a region of metropolitan Cape Town located to the south and east of the city center. A conglomerate

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Cape-Flats
February 7, 2012

City of the Dead, Cairo: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Lauren Himiak Living in a City of the Dead After 1973, government policy in Egypt shifted from a socialist, public-sector economy to an open-door,

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February 7, 2012

Agege, Lagos: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Deficits

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By Pablo Arboleda Diagnostic Agege is one of 16 Local Government Areas of Metropolitan Lagos. It is located in 11 square kilometers area in northern

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Agege
February 7, 2012

Masina, Kinshasa: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Lina Federiko Gap Masina slum is located in southeast region of Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo. Kinshasa lies on the left

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December 7, 2011

Dakar: Climate Risk Assessment and Response

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In December of 2011, emerging sustainable development leaders gathered in Professor Shagun Mehrotra’s Climate Change and Cities course to discuss climate risks and responses in eight

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Climate Change and Cities