Solutions for climate adaptation need to span multiple sectors, government departments and societal contexts. The challenge is great but we can meet it by combining natural and built assets with incentives for collective action and the optimization of traditional knowledge.
Each time a lesson is learned in international development, we are closer to our goal of using valuable resources in the right way.
Carefully evaluating development projects, and learning from success and challenges of past efforts, is more important than ever as governments fight COVID-19.
A wealth of knowledge – knowhow and wisdom – rests with the officials, professionals, practitioners and communities. The challenge is to unleash the untapped power of this information.
Total asset management brings together all aspects of what it takes to make a city vibrant and livable.
Just as strong roots are the foundation of strong trees, strong institutions underpin strong and sustainable economies.
Urban waste can be an asset. Not making the most of it is a missed opportunity for Asian cities.
A proper balance of grey and green infrastructure is crucial to make Asia’s cities more resilient.