Urban sustainability starts by bridging divides

SciDevNet: Integrating tech and planning, urban with rural and formal with informal development can help transform cities. For the first time in human history, more of us live in cities than in rural areas: 54 per cent of the world's population is now urban, a figure expected to increase to about 70 per cent by 2050. It's easy to see why migration drives this trend -- cities offer economic opportunities that entice people in search of a better life. But growth and urbanisation bring with them a host of......

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