As the world urbanizes rapidly, cities continue to be the physical and social base for people’s prosperity and nature’s sustainability. In recent years, the idea of “smart cities” has grown more…

Myunggu Kang |

Both governments and development partners need to start thinking proactively about the upsides and downsides of digital data assets.

Jim Brumby, Kai Kaiser |

Globally, transport emits 23% of all energy-related greenhouse gases (GHG) while urban transport accounts for up to 60% of urban GHG emissions.

Minghe Tao |


Minghe Tao |

Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is becoming increasingly urban. Today, over half of the population lives in cities; by 2045, the centenary of Indonesia's…

Sameh Wahba, Kurt Kunz, Mark Roberts |

The cargo bicycle, also known as the freight or utility bike, is enjoying a renaissance and recognition as a cleaner, safer, and more efficient mode of urban freight delivery and passenger…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

By 2045, the number of people living in cities will rise to six billion globally. Rapid urbanization, compounded with conflicts and climate shocks, brings unprecedented challenges

Karima Ben Bih |

بحلول عام 2045، سيزيد عدد سكان المدن حول العالم إلى ستة مليارات نسمة. ونتيجة لسرعة الزحف العمراني، الذي يزداد تعقيدا بسبب الصراعات والصدمات المناخية،

Karima Ben Bih |

This blog is part 2 of a blog series. This blog aims to contribute to an on-going conversation as to how a set of converging cloud, AI, and satellite and aerial imaging technologies can be…

Kai Kaiser, Caleb Robinson, Bistra Dilkina, Dan Morris, Nebojsa Jojic, Huong Thi Lan Tran |

Closing gaps and financing taps: The next step for rural water supply

Kristoffer Welsien, Gabriel Lwakabare |