The objective of the ongoing Slum Networking Project in the city of Ahmedabad is transformation of the urban environment through a unique partnership between the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, (AMC), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and communities. The approach for provision of a package of...
2 City Introduction
2.1 Physical Characteristics
2.2 Historical Development
2.3 Population Characteristics
3 Development Setting
3.1 Water Supply
3.3 Transportation and Telecommunications
4 The Environment Setting
5 Climate Change-Related Impacts
The bustling port city of Zhangjiagang in Jiangsu Province, eastern China, gets the Habitat Scroll of Honour Award for setting a new trend in integrated urban-rural development and management through an initiative by the city's authorities to improve the quality of life for farmers and other...
The ancient canal city of Shaoxing in Zhejiang Province, eastern China, gets the Habitat Scroll of Honour Award for preserving a unique cultural and historical heritage at a time of rapid urbanization. The city which dates back to 490 BC, is known variously as the City of Waters, the City of...
The National Cities Conference Programme, of the Ministry of Cities in Brazil, is awarded for impressive work in promoting the participation of ordinary people in urban policy-making. The creation of the Ministry of Cities in 2003 and the annual National Cities Conference has revolutionized social...
This report presents a catalogue of best practices of the eight finalists for the European Green Capital Award 2010 and 2011. A total of 35 cities from all across Europe applied for the 2010 and 2011 European Green Capital Awards.The eight shortlisted finalists were: Amsterdam, Bristol, Copenhagen...
The Mwanza Rural Housing Programme (MRHP) from Tanzania was awarded for helping bring shelter, employment and healthier living and environmental conditions to hundreds of thousands of Tanzanian households.
From Russia, the Stavropol City Administration’s project, A safe city is a just city, was awarded for major gains in building an inclusive city – reducing crime and ethnic tensions while improving employment, health and economic prospects for all.