How COVID-19 will impact our cities in the long term

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The impact of COVID-19 in cities around the world is still unraveling. This coronavirus pandemic combines health, economic, and social crises pushing millions of people back into poverty. The biggest opportunity for cities from this pandemic is to build back better, focusing on more climate-resilient infrastructure that does more with less.

Abha Joshi-Ghani, Senior Adviser, Public-Private Partnerships at The World Bank, explains how national governments need to work with city officials and people to create sound policies that lay the ground for recovering from the aftermath of the pandemic. 

Read the original blog entry published on the World Economic Forum’s website. CLICK HERE



Abha Joshi-Ghani

Senior Adviser, Infrastructure Finance, PPPs & Guarantees, The World Bank

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