The article reviews aspects of the World Urban Forum (WUF3), especially 'turning ideas into action' and focusing on participants from Jakarta. The urban planning aspects of the host city of Vancouver were cause for inspiration.
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Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Focus Cities research initiative supports multi-stakeholder research teams in cities around the world to promote awareness, policy options, and best practices for reducing environmental impPublished dateMonday, January 2, 2006 - 00:00
Final technical report : tracking change in urban poverty and environment; methodology development and capacity strengthening in the Asia focus cities research initiative
Using an integrated approach to environment and natural resources issues in cities, project themes include urban agriculture, urban water and sanitation, waste management, and vulnerabilities to natural disasters, with land tenure as a crosscuttinPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 00:00
The project entailed research, design and implementation of a large-scale aerobic composting facility for tropical conditions, with a capacity of 50 tons per day material recovery, including: plans for composting in an aerobic digestion process; fPublished dateThursday, January 1, 2009 - 00:00