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  • Reply to: How should we design disability-inclusive cities?   1 day 2 hours ago

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  • Reply to: Land 2030: Land rights and inclusive sustainable growth   1 week 6 days ago
    Dear John: At the World Bank’s Land unit, we are assessing different disruptive technologies, including Blockchain, to see how, if at all, it could support the land rights agenda. In addition to the technology, we are also assessing possible legal and policy implications and the enabling environment conditions so that access to technology is not limited and the benefits are inclusive. Please refer to this brief for more information. Thank you. 
  • Reply to: Building safer, more inclusive, and more resilient cities   1 week 6 days ago
    Dear Jian, thanks for your comment! Yes, absolutely.  A truly inclusive city would engage with all of the different vulnerable groups in different ways and make sure that what is done also respond to the needs of these groups.  I am reminded of the importance of sidewalk cuts, which are so critical for people who use wheelchairs, but which are much sought by many others including moms with children in strollers. 
     
  • Reply to: Building safer, more inclusive, and more resilient cities   2 weeks 10 hours ago

    Thank you for sharing this video and brief interview with Mr. Jefferson Koije. The key message for me: community-driven urban planning processes can help to design safer, more inclusive, and more resilient cities. In addition to the considerations listed in the blog, I would also like to highlight the importance of addressing the specific needs of all genders (women and LGBTI), people with disabilities, elderly people, and children. Our cities have become exciting agglomerations of such diverse groups and we should plan and design our cities more appropriately for them. A useful starting point is to design consultation mechanisms to include focus group discussions / design workshops with specific groups that are particularly vulnerable in the select city.

    Thanks again!

  • Reply to: Five ways cities can curb plastic waste   2 weeks 1 day ago

    Good points, manufacturers of plastics should be tasked to buy their used plastics for recycling. There are many people who are willing to collect these waste materials to earn a living from them. Policy makers and environmentalists can target these by subsidising the manufacturers. Here the issue of sorting is easily simplified.