Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the second region in the world most exposed to natural disasters and the effects of climate change. Adapting to them is an urgent need for everyone, and very special for cities, where more than 80% of the population lives. Having the appropriate urban infrastructure for natural phenomena is one of the best ways to achieve this … [Read more...] about Why is it necessary to finance climate-resilient housing?
Growing urban populations in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) cities put an enormous pressure on transport systems, especially in sprawling cities with increasingly far-flung residents. In this context it is essential to facilitate the design of public infrastructure in an efficient and participatory way. Community mapping of urban infrastructure can play a central role. In … [Read more...] about DATUM: a resource center for participatory urban transit mapping — The case of Santiago de los Caballeros