People in the favelas found their voice protesting the games' broken promises.
In Rio de Janeiro, according to the Ministry of Health, chronic non-communicable diseases (DCNTs), such as diabetes and hypertension
“We need people, especially in the urban areas to engage in agriculture, regardless of limited land. And the answer is sack
The graph below maps social cohesion, or how connected each individual felt to his or her community. Adolescents in Baltimore
Rio de Janeiro is moving forward with the expansion of land titling for its most vulnerable citizens through Minha Casa Minha Vida, the national housing program, and Morar Carioca, the city's urban upgrading program.
Too many transportation initiatives focus on cars and highways, thus favoring the rich and the middle class. But there are ways to provide safer, more affordable, eco-friendly and reliable transportation to the poor in the Global South, as the following examples demonstrate.
Urban poverty in the Global South does not occur in a vacuum: many of the urban poor are recent migrants from rural areas who have come to the city in search of a better life.
The urban poor are often stereotyped, viewed merely as a problem to be solved -- or ignored. Initiatives across the Global South are thus exploring ways of telling the story of poverty in an inclusive and realistic way.
We need to freeze the footprint of food -- find ways to double the productivity of farming, so that we can produce twice as much food and fiber on the same amount of land. This will require many actors working on several strategies simultaneously.
A key part of Global Communities' collaborative model is ensuring an economic benefit for the people within the communities