May 3, 2012 – (via Devex) Since the first Rio conference on sustainable development 20 years ago, the world population has become majority urban.
Cities are the 21st century site of global economic growth and job opportunities, and where billions of people will seek to improve their quality of life. In the next 35 years, the fastest rates of urban growth will be in Asia and Africa, where populations are not yet majority urban. At the same time, mature economies will need to renew their infrastructure to meet ever-changing environmental and economic opportunities and challenges. Continue reading>>