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World Bank study also makes some policy recommendations.
Amy Fallon October 4, 2017
Earning the award also means the Tanzanian capital will host a summit for world transportation experts next year.
Gregory Scruggs June 30, 2017
Continent’s fragmented urban form ‘completely at odds with the broader thinking in development,’ analyst says.
Brendon Bosworth February 10, 2017
Two divergent visions of what the world’s cities could look like by 2036.
Sameh Wahba October 31, 2016

Millions of people could be spared from poverty, and billions of dollars saved, if cities devote more attention to resilience, the World Bank says. 

October 15, 2016

The selection sheds new light on Romer’s signature idea of creating special economic zones in poor countries, The Globalist reports.  

August 3, 2016

A new report from the World Bank highlights how cities such as Ahmedabad and Shanghai leverage the private sector for urban renewal. 

July 28, 2016
'Secondary' cities are booming across Africa. Jinja is one aiming to get ahead of the growth.
Amy Fallon April 22, 2016

The half-billion dollar loan is part of a broader initiative designed to boost energy efficiency, reduce emissions and promote cleaner fuels, the World Bank says.

April 7, 2016

The Bank has loaned billions of dollars to more than 300 solid waste programs in developing cities and nations since 2000.

March 23, 2016

The World Bank and Global Environment Facility launched the knowledge-sharing effort, which is working with a core group of 23 cities.

March 10, 2016

Strengthening private-sector expansion in cities offers the best pathway toward economic opportunity, a new World Bank report says.

December 10, 2015
An experiment in fostering culture change tries to make riding transit safer for women.
Ana Arana September 10, 2015
But the World Bank says proposed Goal 11 will help strengthen efforts in urban areas.
Gregory Scruggs July 20, 2015
Workplace safety in garment mills gets most of the attention, but the industry's environmental impacts are also a huge concern.
AZM Anas July 16, 2015

An additional $60 million is going to an existing initiative aimed at building a mortgage finance market.

March 3, 2015

The Vietnam Urban Upgrading Project improved sanitation, infrastructure and flood protection in 200 impoverished sections of four cities, according to the World Bank.

January 8, 2015

The “Sunshine Schools” initiative is expected to generate 100 megawatts of power from school rooftops in Beijing, according to the World Bank.

October 29, 2014

Ho Chi Minh, a city awash in motorbikes, will add bus-rapid transit and a metro system in 2018, the Saigoneer reports. 

September 23, 2014

As Tanzania’s cities undergo swift urbanization, the World Bank and Danish government are financing traffic improvements and other infrastructure upgrades, according to the World Bank.

August 19, 2014

The successful restoration of a waterfront district in D. C.’s Anacostia neighborhood could be a model for developing cities, the World Bank says. 

July 2, 2014
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