By Luis Schloeter Climate change is considered one of the main challenges for development. The scientific community has reiterated that anthropogenic climate change - caused by human activities (eg urban transport, energy production, etc.) - has been occurring over the last century, increasing the temperature of the earth, and consequently the probability and intensity of … [Read more...] about Building Sustainable Cities in the Caribbean: 3 lessons from Paramaribo
Hillside view of tropical city Port of Spain, Trinidad. It's time to start planning before urbanizing ... and today we tell you how to apply for an opportunity to investigate and deepen your knowledge on urban development. Cities are engines of economic, social and cultural growth, but they also present challenges for sustainable and integral development. The way cities … [Read more...] about Do you want to be part of the urban planning of Latin America and the Caribbean?
The most important urban thinkers of the Caribbean recently convened in St. Lucia to discuss the future of cities in the region, during the Fifth Caribbean Urban Forum. For the first time, the IDB was an official sponsor of this event and has joined other international partners—the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the Caribbean Local Economic Development … [Read more...] about Five Takeaways from the Fifth Caribbean Urban Forum