Although Africa is awash with private equity and “impact” investors, the continent’s transformation continues to lag. But local governments can play an important role.
David Jackson March 13, 2017
Emilio Godoy February 17, 2017
David Hatch February 15, 2017
David Hatch February 3, 2017
Gregory Scruggs December 15, 2016
Gregory Scruggs December 13, 2016
ANALYSIS | At the recent COP 22 talks, local authorities said they want a framework for accessing international climate-related funding by 2020.
Linking policy-making and the New Urban Agenda with recent agreements on climate change and disaster risk reduction offers a strategy for financing the critically needed investments in today’s fast-growing intermediate cities.
David Jackson November 14, 2016
Letty Reimerink November 4, 2016
ANALYSIS: The Habitat III discussion has lost some vigour in that it is no longer calling for general fiscal decentralization. But it has become stronger on how local governments can take action and what they need to mobilize resources.
Kaj Fischer August 24, 2016
Habitat III must result in a collaborative multi-stakeholder model that can be translated by national governments and their partners into local action programmes.
Gary Sharkey June 20, 2016
Athlyn Cathcart-Keays June 17, 2016
Christopher Swope May 20, 2016
How does the Habitat III draft strategy address issues of municipal finance?
May 11, 2016