Publications - Local Economic Development

Philippines Urbanization Review

2017 - Fostering Competitive, Sustainable and Inclusive Cities

World Bank

Solutions for gender fair cities

2017 - An international action research report


Africa's Cities: Opening Doors to the World

2017 - Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid population growth. Yet their economic growth has not kept pace. Why?

World Bank

Focused acceleration: A strategic approach to climate action in cities to 2030


C40 Cities, McKinsey Center for Business and Environment

Trends in Urban Resilience 2017

2017 - Urbanization is a political, social and environmental process that is not reached by chance but by choice and design.

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

East Asia and Pacific Cities

2017 - Expanding Opportunities for the Urban Poor

World Bank Group

BRICS Cities

2017 - Facts and analysis 2016

South African Cities Network

National and sub-national governments on the way towards localization

2017 - Local and regional governments' report to the 2017 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF)


Connective Cities Dialogue Event

2017 - Municipal sustainable energy production and efficiency: planning and implementing innovative solutions

Connective Cities

Urbanization and Development: Emerging Futures

2017 - UN-Habitat World Cities Report 2016

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)