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Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : Toolkit of measures for managing environmental externalities in urban areas (English)

Cities depend on a healthy natural environment that continuously provides a range of services or benefits to society and the economy. Managing the urban environment is, however, a complex task. ... See More +

Working Paper 115284 MAY 24, 2017

Rowcroft,Petrina; Black,Jennifer Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets and ecosystem services - Msimbazi River Catchment, Dar Es Salaam (English)

Rapid urbanisation is taking place at an unprecedented rate throughout the world, with the rate of growth often outpacing urban planning and the capacity of city managers. ... See More +

Working Paper 115186 APR 01, 2017

Turpie,Jane; Kroeger,Timm; De Risi,Raffaele; de Paola,Francesco; Letley,Gwyneth; Forsythe,Katherine; Day,Liz Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services (Vol. 2) : Part II : evaluating the potential returns to investing in green urban development in Durban (English)

Urbanisation is taking place at an unprecedented rate throughout the world, often outpacing plans and the capacity of city managers. As a result, natural open space areas in cities are being degraded and diminished, and problems such as flooding, air and water pollution are getting worse. ... See More +

Working Paper 115302 APR 01, 2017

Turpie,Jane; Letley,Gwyneth; Chyrstal,Robynne; Corbella,Stefan; Stretch,Derek Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : evaluating the potential returns to investing in green urban development in Durban - Part II (English)

Urbanisation is taking place at an unprecedented rate throughout the world, often outpacing plans and the capacity of city managers. As a result, natural open space areas in cities are being degraded and diminished, and problems such as flooding, air and water pollution are getting worse. ... See More +

Working Paper 117428 JAN 01, 2017

Turpie,Jane; Letley,Gwyneth; Chyrstal,Robynne; Corbella,Stefan; Stretch,Derek Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services (English)

Urbanisation is taking place at an unprecedented rate throughout the world, often outpacing plans and the capacity of city managers. As a result, natural open space areas in cities are being degraded and diminished, and problems such as flooding, air and water pollution are getting worse. ... See More +

Working Paper 115302 JAN 01, 2017

Turpie,Jane; Letley,Gwyneth; Chyrstal,Robynne; Corbella,Stefan; Stretch,Derek Disclosed

Greening Africa’s Cities : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets and ecosystem services (English)

This report is based on a suite of eight research exercises undertaken over the period 2015-2017, all of which, together with accompanying datasets, are available on-line: a regional desk-study which examines and synthesizes available material, providing an overview of the key situational dynamics and trends in the natural environment in Africa’s main cities; detailed urban environmental profiles of three case study cities of Durban, Kampala and Dar es Salaam developed using the ‘Rapid Urban Environmental Assessment’ (RUEA) methodology; Ecosystem Services Valuation (ESV) studies which provide a valuation of urban natural capital and ecosystem services and the identification, quantification and valuation of the costs and benefits associated with specific development interventions in the three cities of Durban, Kampala and Dar es Salaam. ... See More +

Working Paper 115281 JAN 01, 2017

White,Roland; Turpie, Jane; Letley, Gwyneth Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services - Nakivubo Wetland, Kampala (English)

Rapid urbanisation threatens existing natural areas withincities and the ecosystem services that they provide. This case study forms part of a broader study that investigates the benefits of investing in Green Urban Developmentin African cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 113872 OCT 01, 2016

Turpie,Jane; Day,Liz; Gelo Kutela,Dambala; Letley,Gwyneth; Roed,Chris; Forsythe,Kat Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in African cities : Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - urban environmental profile (English)

The city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has undergone a period of unprecedented urbanization that has contributed to the degradation of the city's natural environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 115185 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in African cities : eThekwini, South Africa - urban environmental profile (English)

The city of eThekwini or Durban has undergone a period of rapid urbanization that has contributed to the degradation of the city’s natural environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 103643 FEB 01, 2016

White,Roland; Huang,Chyi-Yun; Bachmann, John; Dale, Diane; Goldberg, Brian; Pechin, Maritza; Turpie, Jane Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in African cities : Kampala, Uganda - urban environmental profile (English)

The city of Kampala has undergone a period of rapid urbanization that has contributed to the degradation of the city’s natural environment. The urban environmental profile for Kampala has been prepared as the first component of the assignment promoting green urban development in Africa: enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services, a project being conducted under the leadership of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 100090 SEP 01, 2015

White,Roland; Huang,Chyi-Yun; Oule,Herbert; Onyach-Olaa,Martin; Bachmann, John; Dale, Diane; Goldberg, Brian; Pechin, Maritza; Turpie, Jane Disclosed

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Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : Toolkit of measures for managing environmental externalities in urban areas (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 115284 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets and ecosystem services - Msimbazi River Catchment, Dar Es Salaam (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115186 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services (Vol. 2) : Part II : evaluating the potential returns to investing in green urban development in Durban (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115302 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : evaluating the potential returns to investing in green urban development in Durban - Part II (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117428 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115302 Working Paper
Greening Africa’s Cities : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets and ecosystem services (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115281 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services - Nakivubo Wetland, Kampala (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 113872 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in African cities : Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - urban environmental profile (English)
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APR 01, 2016 115185 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in African cities : eThekwini, South Africa - urban environmental profile (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103643 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in African cities : Kampala, Uganda - urban environmental profile (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100090 Working Paper