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Posted on Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 10:54
To create a learning hub, develop urban specific project model and promote evidence based learning and capacity development of organization, World Vision Bangladesh initiated an Urban Learning Centre in Mirpur, Dhaka. The learning center was established in 2012 where needs of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for the low income communities, improved waste management mechanism and addressing... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 14:27
Based on domestic and international experiences of low carbon station development, using the examples of station areas of Stockholm, Malmö and Gothenburg of which the results have been compared with figures of cities in Sri Lanka, Vietnam & Cameroun, this report proposes general strategies, specific requirements and key measures with highest potential in the design of station areas as well... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:13
Urbanization is on the rise around the world. By 2050, some 70 percent of humanity will live in the cities and that is good news for the environment. Many of the environmental advantages are derived from living spaces being condensed. For example, electricity use per person in cities is lower than electricity use per person in the suburbs and rural areas. Condensed living space that creates... Read more
Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:09
El Niño episodes have been occurring every 2 to 7 years, with attendant impacts being experienced across many parts of Kenya. These impacts mainly result from heavy rainfall and the resulting flooding that hits most of the country. One of the most intense El Niños (The El Niño of the century) was experienced in 1997/1998 and caused widespread devastation across the country, causing death,... Read more
Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 09:54
Too much water, too little water, or contaminated water. Cities around the world are facing major water-related challenges. These challenges are further aggravated by global trends such as urbanization and climate change. The time has come for water to become an asset rather than a problem in 'smart liveable cities' of the future.All over the world, people are migrating to ever larger cities.... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:08
"The heat is on to ensure sustinable development in Asia's swelling cities" Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable is now a global goal following the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda in New York in September. Achieving this target – sustainable development goal 11 – is vital because, for the first time in our history, more people live in cities... Read more
Posted on Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:00
Public Spaces for All’ is the theme for the UN Habitat Day 2015 which will be celebrated on October 5th. 2015. Provision for public spaces for all is a sine quo non for providing a conducive Human Settlements Environment worldwide. With the world population now exceeding 7.2 billion people as at December 31st.2014 the increasing pressure on public spaces need not be gain said. Traditional public... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 09:45
Ethiopian and Bauhaus students collaborate on experimental urban housing prototypes to accommodate the massive growth of Africa's urban population. Students from the Institute of Experimental Architecture at Bauhaus University in Weimar and Ethiopian Institute of Architecture Building Construction and City Development (EiABC) have collaborated to build three residential prototypes to address... Read more
Posted on Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:10
Gudang adalah untuk masuk ke tempat Anda untuk mendapatkan persediaan untuk kembali ke lantai showroom atau untuk mendistribusikan kepada pelanggan. Namun, ketika saatnya untuk melakukannya, hal terakhir yang Anda inginkan adalah untuk menghabiskan berjam-jam mencoba untuk memburu produk tertentu, terutama jika Anda membutuhkannya untuk pelanggan. Pilih salah satu metode yang baik yang dapat... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 13:56
After a decade, City Corporation Elections was held in Dhaka on 28 April, 2015. Before the election, the mayoral candidates participated in debates and different events to show their commitments towards a sustainable city. World Vision acknowledges that children living in urban poverty remain especially vulnerable to human rights violations with slum environments associated with adverse health,... Read more