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POLICY BRIEF: Promoting green urban industrialisation in Ethiopia

A recent CDKN study across the towns of Kombolcha and Mek’ele in Ethiopia, both of which host new industrial parks, investigated whether taking a corridor approach to urban-industrial development can support more sustainable patterns of urban growth. [more]…

Seeing political settlements through the city: A framework for comparative analysis of urban transformation

This article presents a new analytical framework for studying cities in the developing world based on the ‘political settlements’ approach. This approach is explored through three narrative ‘sketches’ of contemporary urban development in Eastern Africa. [more]…

WORKING PAPER: The local business case for climate action

A new CDKN working paper reviews the business case for climate action at city level and suggests five main entry points that climate change practitioners should be aware of, and where appropriate, build into their project approach to support more effective climate action in cities. [more]…

BOOK: Mainstreaming climate compatible development - insights from CDKN's first seven years

This flagship book draws from CDKN's experience of supporting climate-compatible development in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and provides practical recommendations on how to achieve low-carbon, climate-resilient development in low income and emerging economies. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Making Indian cities climate smart

India’s policy response to the needs for sustainable, resilient and low-carbon cities is the Smart City Mission that promotes “cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to their citizens, a clean and sustainable environment while applying ‘Smart’ Solutions.” [more]…

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Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation: Trade-offs and governance

https://www.espa.ac.uk/book

The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.

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