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Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-up incubator
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-up in...

In 2012 the first incubator and co-working space in Myanmar, initiated by a former World Bank employee with expertise on economic development and innovation for developing countries, opened their doors to a new generation of young, creative and motivated people.

"Prepare before it’s too late": learn to live with earthquakes
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Kocaeli (Province), Turkey

"Prepare before it’s too late": learn to live w...

After the Marmara earthquake in 1999, the City of Kocaeli decided that living with risk cannot be business as usual. The city is using risk mapping to revisit its development priorities. Moreover, the city is engaging the community in innovative public awareness efforts.