Posts tagged with 'informal housing'
"Ecumenopolis" Film Explores Challenges to Urbanization in Istanbul
"Ecumenopolis" Film Explores Challenges to Urbanization in Istanbul
Home to nearly 15 million inhabitants and 20 percent of the country’s population, Istanbul is not only the biggest city in Turkey but also the third largest city in Europe, after London and Moscow. Istanbul’s rapid urbanization in the last ...
New Study: Urban Poor at Great Risk of Climate Change
New Study: Urban Poor at Great Risk of Climate Change
World Bank released a new study reaffirming the challenges climate change and natural hazards pose to the urban poor. Titled “Climate Change, Disaster Risk, and the Urban Poor,” the report was prepared in time to be presented at the C40 ...
Multinational Companies Target Developing Cities for Increased Profits
Multinational Companies Target Developing Cities for Increased Profits
A recent article in Forbes highlighted the role that multinational companies play in improving quality of life for the lowest-income neighborhoods of developing countries. The rapid growth of cities and the expanding informal housing sections have proven to be a ...