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Rural development

The chapter deals with the major trends putting pressure on rural dwellers in different regions of the world and push the student to reflect on if and how these shifts affect the lives of your…

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Economics of food systems

This chapter focuses on how improvement in agriculture and nutrition can translate broadly into changes in rural livelihoods and standards of living, what can be done at the farm scale, versus the…

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Applying Nature-based Solutions in cities, coastal areas and drylands. Part 1: Challenges

This video is the first video of unit 3.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Ciudades sostenibles

Este vídeo es la sexta lección del curso Nuestro Futuro, creado por el Centro de Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Universidad de los Andes. Aprende más aquí:…

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Voices from the Field | Claudio Acioly, Jr., UN-Habitat

Architect and urban planner Claudio Acioly, Jr., is the Head of the Training and Capacity Development Unit of UN-Habitat, based in Nairobi, Kenya. In this Voices from the Field video, Claudio shares…

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Q&A | Aromar Revi | 2016 Nov. 19

Aromar Revi describes what the Sustainable Cities MOOC aims to do--it aims to provide learners with an understanding of what sustainable cities are and how the course is broken down. He also answers…

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Q&A | David Satterthwaite | 2016 Dec. 20

David Satterthwaite answers a wide variety of questions related to SDG 11 and other issues related to cities and urban planning. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Edgardo Bilsky & Andrea Ciambra | 2017 Feb. 17

Edgardo Bilsky and Andrea Ciambra answer questions on the role UCLG is playing in bringing local governments from across seven regions together to learn from each other and support each other in…

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Q&A | Joshua Castellino | 2017 Jan. 9

Joshua Castellino, Dean of the Schools of Law and Business at Middlesex University, answers questions on sustainable cities and human rights. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Debra Roberts | 2017 Jan. 23

Debra Roberts, a local government practitioner in South Africa, answers questions related to development and sustainability in cities. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Gautam Bhan | 2017 Jan. 6

Gautam Bhan, an urban planner, answers questions on housing and urban development in the Global South. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Aromar Revi | 2016 Nov. 25

Aromar Revi answers questions on how a city functions after Week 2 of the course which focused on London and Mumbai. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Mariele Hernandez | 2016 Dec. 30

Mariele Hernandez, Project Leader at SDSN Youth, speaks about the Local Pathways Fellowship. It was recruiting young urban leaders from across the world to become champions of the Sustainable…

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Q&A | Sue Parnell | 2016 Dec. 2

Sue Parnell answers questions on urban theory and urban history. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Raf Tuts | 2017 Jan. 28

Raf Tuts, Director of the Programme Division of UN Habitat, answers questions related to land management and planning and environmental planning more broadly. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Q&A | Peter Newman | 2017 Jan. 13

Peter Newman, a professor at Curtin University, answers questions about subjects related to cities, such as public transport systems. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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