Urbanization (or urbanisation) refers to the population shift from rural to urban areas, the decrease in the proportion of people living in rural areas, and the ways in which societies adapt to this change. It is predominantly the process by which towns and cities are formed and become larger as more people begin living and working in central areas.Although the two concepts are sometimes used interchangeably, urbanization should be distinguished from urban growth. Whereas urbanization refers to the proportion of the total national population living in areas classified as urban, urban growth strictly refers to the absolute number of people …



WRI: World Resources Institute · 6 December 2023 English

This report systematizes the implementation process, challenges, learnings, and results of complete street interventions in eight cities from different regions of Brazil.

on pilot projects. Context The car-oriented urbanization process marked the exponential growth that

WMO: World Meteorological Organisation · 30 November 2023 English

The WMO provisional State of the Global Climate report confirms that 2023 is set to be the warmest year on record. Data until the end of October shows that the …

Security and Nutrition in the World 2023. 70 Urbanization, agrifood systems transformation and healthy Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023. Urbanization, agrifood systems transformation and healthy

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

IFC is supporting municipalities and private sector clients in implementing electric last-mile solutions, from identifying enabling policies to developing innovative pilot projects that can be scaled up. IFC leverages its …

Growing e-commerce activity and exploding urbanization are driving a significant increase in last-mile

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

associated with productivity growth and accelerating urbanization. However, this transformation is progressing

ICRIER: Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations · 22 November 2023 English

The changing scenario of the consumption and production pattern of foodgrains and other major commodities coupled with the rising population and changing tastes and preferences are bound to influence the …

growth in population and per capita income, urbanization, changes in consumption behaviour, distribution

Chatham House · 22 November 2023 English

Humanity faces a deepening ‘land crunch’ in the coming decades, as on current trends the demand for land for farming, climate change mitigation and other essential uses will increasingly exceed …

We survey contemporary land-use trends, from urbanization to deforestation, setting out the environmental and grazing land, extractive industries and urbanization; degradation; agricultural practices Tillage 500 million and 2 billion ha of land.14 — Urbanization. The world’s population is increasing, and so is Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization, Nairobi: UNEP, https://europa.eu/capacity /weight-cities-resource-requirements-future-urbanization. 15 United Nations Department of Economic and

CELA: Canadian Environmental Law Association · 21 November 2023 English

CELA provides advice based on the impact that we observe to the Ontario public; and in the interests of the broader public interest particularly in respect of issues of equity. …

to protect these resources due to increasing urbanization and rural development, and fluctuating weather

RAND Corporation · 21 November 2023 English

This report summarizes the conclusions of RAND discussions that reexamined tabletop exercises and analysis from the past eight years. This review assisted in understanding the nature of and reasons for …

with an eye on trafficability of the ground. Urbanization in the Baltic states is sparse because of their

SWP: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik · 20 November 2023

Inhaltsverzeichnis > Somalia > Äthiopien > Sudan > Sudan / Südsudan > Südsudan > Tschad > Mali / Sahel > Burkina Faso > Sahel / Westafrika > Sahel / Westafrika …

Urbanisierung / politischer Wandel (Afrika) Urbanization and political change in Africa Kristian Hoelscher

World Bank Group · 20 November 2023 English

Electricity plays a crucial role in health, safety, and participation in the modern world. The channels by which is contributes to economic development are still not fully understood. Especially in …

increase food security, prevent rapid or excessive urbanization, and contribute to resilient rural solutions

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