In late March, Indian Premier Narendra Modi imposed a three-week lockdown to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus.
The demand for energy has been growing worldwide, especially in India partly due to the rapid population growth and urbanization of the country. To meet the ever-increasing energy requirement while maintaining an ecological balance is a challenging task. However, the energy industry-induced effect on population and urbanization has not been addressed before.
The Neighbourhood Planning and Design Guide is a comprehensively updated and revised version of its predecessor, the Guidelines for Human Settlement Planning and Design, commonly known as the Red Book. The Red Book, published in 2000, was preceded by a series of guideline documents aimed at improving the quality of settlement planning and design.
Climate change affects poor and marginalized communities first and hardest. Particularly in cities, a lack of access to basic services, a long history of unsustainable urban development, and political exclusion render the urban poor one of the most vulnerable groups to climate induced natural hazards and disasters.
Este artigo surgiu das inquietações a respeito do que Henry Lefebvre em 1968 chamou de ‘direito à cidade’. Segundo o autor o trabalhador tem o direito de usufruir das qualidades e benefícios que a vida urbana proporciona. Apesar de válido, tal questionamento exclui as pessoas trans no que diz respeito ao direito à cidade.
The papers in this volume take a city perspective and provide both a critical reflection of and a pragmatic response to what cities are able to do given their current mandate and powers. The first paper begins by considering what the TOD agenda means for the urban poor.
The Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. Goal11, one of the 17 SDGs, is about all of these dimensions, with a specific focus on urban areas and settings.
This learning guide has been designed specifically to give civil society and grassroots organizations a deeper understanding of the Voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in the context of national food security (VGGT) to enable the members of these organizations and their constituents to use the VGGT meaningfully and effectively to improve t
La Covid-19 llegó a donde tanto se temía que llegara: los barrios marginales de la región.
Por: Lucía Lacurcia- AFP - (Uruguay)
Se trata de tres predios que están habitados desde hace más de 20 años. La Provincia buscará asegurar a los habitantes la tenencia de la tierra y el acceso a servicios básicos e infraestructura. Se encuentran ubicados en las zonas del Molina Punta, Ciudades Correntinas y Popular.
Más de la mitad de la población de la Tierra vive ya en las ciudades y, para 2050, las proyecciones de Naciones Unidas calculan que apenas un treinta por ciento de los seres humanos permanecerá en el mundo rural