Urban Development

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World Urban Forum

At this very moment, approximately 3000 people are gathered in Naples to participate in the World Urban Forum.  Topics on the agenda include: urban- and water-management, housing, urban development, and climate change (see programme). Urban development in impoverished countries is of particular concern because it is here that population growth has increased most rapidly over … Continue reading

Changing Climate – Changing Cities

Since 2007 more people live in cities than in rural regions worldwide (see Spektrum.de). Particularly in developing countries the urban population has been increasing rapidly over the last decades (see bpb). In contrast to developed countries more people from poor and developing countries migrated to urban regions since 1950 (see fifoost). Their aim was to … Continue reading


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