The New Traders Hub in Galeshewe: Boosting South African Businesses

he open-air arena in the township of Galeshewe in Kimberley, South Africa, is being transformed under the Cities CHALLENGE 2.0. The centrepiece is a new “Informal Traders Hub” offering a safe, sustainable, and gender-responsive environment for local female traders. This article was first published on URBANET   Galeshewe – the oldest township in Kimberley, South Africa […]
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Cities Alliance at COP28

As global temperatures soar to unprecedented levels and extreme weather events impact communities worldwide, COP28 marks a crucial moment for the international community to unite, realign strategies, and accelerate efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. COP28 is where the world will take stock of progress on the Paris Agreement and chart a course of action to dramatically […]
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Her4Water: Placing Women at the Centre of Water Management

Water stands as a pivotal nexus within the intricate web of global crises, ranging from climate change to inequality. Yet, despite these challenges, effectively managing and governing water can significantly impact combatting the climate crisis, addressing biodiversity loss, fighting poverty, and tackling other complex issues. Often, women and girls bear the brunt of water stress […]
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