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Solid Waste Management

Effective solid waste management plays an important role in creating sustainable, livable, low-carbon cities, including improving health, education, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Earth Observation for Development

Using sophisticated measurement systems from a constellation of orbiting satellites, the Earth observation partnership helps communities protect and manage natural resources and plan urban growth.

Guide to Climate Change Adaptation in Cities

This guide discusses good practices and success studies for linking climate change to community priorities and issues such as disaster risk reduction and economic development.

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The World Bank's Urbanization Reviews offer a framework for city leaders to make tough decisions on development by providing diagnostic tools to identify policy distortions and analyze investment priorities.

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