By 2050, waste generation is projected to increase by 70 percent and drastically outpace population growth by more than double. Managing all that waste is becoming an important agenda for many…

Sameh Wahba, Frank Van Woerden, Kremena M. Ionkova |

In the aftermath of the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala in June 2018 emergency responders continue operations in the area. (Photo: Joaquin Toro / World Bank) Imagine a place where you've…

Joaquin Toro |

Globally, around 68.5 million people have fled their homes from conflict or persecution either as refugees, internally displaced persons, or asylum seekers. Contrary to what some may think, most…

Anna Wellenstein, Mariko Yamamoto, Soraya Goga |

In the early afternoon of September 3, 1930, the San Zenon Hurricane struck Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic. With winds of up to 250 kilometers per hour, one of the…

Emma Phillips |

How would you define the area of Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta?   a: Simply using the administrative boundaries of the Special Capital Region of Jakarta? b: Based on the extent and density of…

Mark Roberts, Maarten Bosker, Jane Park |

Kris Krüg Flickr CC [[tweetable]]Disruptive technology, supported by location-based – or “geospatial” – databases, is on track to change our lives, transform economies, and shake up big and small…

Wael Zakout |

How do we build inclusive cities for all? This is a question that cities around the world are trying to answer, as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development advances disability-inclusive…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Victor Calise |

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Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Caren Grown, Maninder Gill |

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Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Elif Ayhan |