Our planet will be home to more than 6.7 billion people by 2050. The main population growth will take place in cities, accounting for 75% of the total population. We can therefore conclude that our future will be eminently urban. In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) things are very similar. Did you know that 90% of Latin Americans and Caribbeans will reside in urban … [Read more...] about Improving neighborhoods in Paraguay through social engagement strategies
Zachary D. Hurwitz is a Group Head for the Southern Cone and Senior Environmental Specialist in the Environmental and Social Solutions Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank based in Washington, D.C. He has worked in a wide variety of sectors both public and private including energy and extractives, transport, water and sanitation, housing and urban development, natural resources, and healthcare, among others. Zachary previously coordinated the IDB’s Regional Safeguards HUB based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a Master's Degree in Geography and the Environment from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Wesleyan University, and speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese.