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When city met finance: how to fund and build resilient infrastructure in emerging economies

Seventy-five percent of the infrastructure that will exist in 2050 has not been built yet, according to Global Infrastructure Basel. So, how can we ensure that this infrastructure gets financed and built in a way that factors in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues? Cities in emerging economies, particularly in Africa, face numerous challenges in 

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B4: Making Plans that Outlast Politicians

This post is part of our live blog series from the Resilient Cities 2015 congress. For more live blogs, please click here. The fragile lagoon of Porto-Novo, Benin, which has unique biodiversity, is regularly subjected to flooding. Zinsou Daniel Hounkpevi (Head of Technical Services, Benin) highlighted the extreme flooding of 2010 and the struggle to 

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