A collection of 16 papers prepared in connection with the World Bank's Sixth Urban Research and Knowledge Symposium to help fill research gaps about urbanization, poverty alleviation and sustainable development.Read More »
Africa is witnessing unprecedented population growth, projected to be 40,000-plus new urban inhabitants per day between now and 2040. Investing in cities is central to securing the next stage of Africa’s development.Read More »
This study projects a 70% global increase in urban solid waste, with the annual cost rising from $205 billion a year to $375 billion a year by 2025. Developing countries will face the greatest challenge.
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