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292 case studies online.

Building sustainable income and employment opportunities through micro-enterprises
Dakar, Senegal

Building sustainable income and employment oppo...

The city of Dakar has developed an incubator project to support women and youth.

Finding Places
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Hamburg, Germany

Finding Places

The city of Hamburg has implemented a public participation process for the allocation of housing for refugees.

The social, environmental and urban recovery of the General Belgrano railway premises
Córdoba, Argentina

The social, environmental and urban recovery of...

The railway premises plan is an initiative of the Municipality of Cordoba, aimed at the recovery of the General Belgrano railway premises and surrounding public spaces through urban regeneration.

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo
Montevideo, Uruguay

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo is a strategic guide that seeks to prepare the city and its inhabitants, to face the diverse challenges that urbanization, climate change and globalization represent.

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy

The city of Quito is preparing to face the challenges of the 21st century based on its adaptive capacity, which is built on social and economic inclusion, efficient urban performance and environmental sustainability.

City of Cape Town’s Water Map
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Cape Town, South Africa

City of Cape Town’s Water Map

The Cape Town Water Map is a novel behaviour-change tool that helped reduce water use during the extreme drought experienced in Cape Town from 2015-2018.

Progressive procurement: the policy and practice of Manchester City Council
Manchester, United Kingdom

Progressive procurement: the policy and practic...

The city of Manchester focuses its spending power to lock wealth into the local economy.

Grand Paris Metropolis
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Paris - Ile de France, France

Grand Paris Metropolis

"Let's reinvent the Grand Paris Metropolis" project brings together government, community and business to re-imagine the metropolitan area.

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign
Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign

In an effort to increase environmental awareness, the city of Tshwane has embarked on a monthly clean-up programme targeted at residents and businesses.