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Manila’s efforts to reduce flooding include a comprehensive risk-mitigation plan and sharing knowledge with other flood-prone cities, according to the World Bank.
The World Bank’s Klaus Rohland says that denser development in China’s cities would reduce infrastructure costs and encourage more agriculture.
A report co-authored by the World Bank recommends new growth models for Chinese cities based on equity, environmentalism and market forces.
A “creditworthiness academy” held this month in Seoul is part of an effort to help city leaders in developing nations obtain local financing, the World Bank says.
Ecuador’s capital is on its way to getting its first underground subway line.
Asian expertise to be shared among emerging nations
Financing, guidance for 300 developing cities