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Urban and industrial management - Papers and reports

Here you can find all publications on urban and industrial management posted on this site since the website was launched in July 2007. Please note that new items are posted on top of the list.

[Updated: March 24, 2012]

NEW: Provincial legislation issues dealing with spatial planning and land use management. South African Cities Network (SACN) Report, by Stephen Berrisford and Jaap De Visser, January 2012.

NEW: Urbanization, gender and urban poverty: paid work and unpaid carework in the cities. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Report, by Cecilia Tacoli, March 2012.

ACCA 2nd Yearly Report - 107 Cities in Asia. Asian Coalition for Community Action (ACCA) yearly report, September 2011.

Recognising the potential of cities. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Report, by David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin, December 2011.

Forest conflict in Asia and the role of collective action in its management. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Working Paper, by Yurdi Yasmi, Lisa Kelley and Thomas Enters, January 2012. 

Capital, capacities and collaboration: the multiple roles of community savings in addressing urban poverty. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Human Settlements Working Paper 34, by Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite, and Sheridan Bartlett, October 2011.

Analysing Policies and Politics to Address Urban Inequality: CSO Networks and Campaigns on Sub-Standard Settlements in Metropolitan Areas. European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) Chance2Sustain project (C2S) literature review No 2, by Catherine Sutherland et al., March 2011.

Developing Participatory ‘Spatial’ Knowledge Models in Metropolitan Governance Networks for Sustainable Development. European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) Chance2Sustain project (C2S) literature review No 1, by Isa Baud, Karin Pfeffer, John Sydenstricker, Dianne Scott, March 2011. 

The Politics of Large-Scale Economic and Infrastructure Projects in Fast-Growing Cities of the South. European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) Chance2Sustain project (C2S) literature review No 3, by Loraine Kennedy et al., March 2011.

The financing of city services in Southern Africa. South African Cities Network (SACN), by Roland Hunter, 2011.

Financing the resilient city: A demand driven approach to development, disaster risk reduction, and climate adaptation. International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) white paper, 2011.

Making Room for a Planet of Cities. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy report, by
Shlomo Angel, with Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Ble, 2011.

Shared value, shared responsibility. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) report, by Emma Wilson and Judy Kuszewski, April 2011.

Bundles of energy: the case for renewable biomass energy. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Natural Resource Issues Series paper, by Duncan Macqueen and Sibel Korhaliller, March 2011.

Going with the flow?: directions of innovation in the water and sanitation domain. Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) Centre paper, by Synne Movik and Lyla Mehta, 2009.

State of African Cities 2010 Report: Governance, Inequality and Urban Land Markets. United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) report, by David Simon et al., November 2010.

Cities and Climate Change: An Urgent Agenda. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and World Bank (WB) report, December 2010.

The social infrastructures of city life in contemporary Africa. Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) discussion paper 51, by Abdoumaliq Simone, 2010.

Seven themes in African urban dynamics. Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) discussion paper 50, by Garth Andrew Myers, 2010.

The wealth of waste: The economics of wastewater use in agriculture. Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) water report 35, by James Winpenny et al., September 2010.

Improving wastewater use in agriculture: An emerging priority. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5412, by Susanne M. Scheierling, Carl Bartone, Duncan D. Mara and Pay Drechsel, September 2010.

Count Me In: Surveying for Tenure Security and Urban Land Management. United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) report, by Paul Mundy et al., 2010.

Special issue: Wastewater reuse. Irrigation and Drainage Systems papers, by Pay Drechsel and Alexandra E. V. Evans (eds.) June 2010.

Youth transport, mobility and security in sub-Saharan Africa: the gendered journey to school. Paper by Gina Porter et al., World Transport Policy and Practice, volume 16, issue 1, 2010.

Can biomass power development? International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) report, Gatekeeper 144, by Keith Openshaw, April 2010.

Brazil's Early Urban Transition: What Can It Teach Urbanizing Countries? UNFPA and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) paper by George Martine and Gordon McGranahan, August 2010.

Advanced biofuel technologies - Status and barriers. World Bank (WB) policy research working paper, by Jay J. Cheng and Govinda R. Timilsina, September 2010.

Biofuels: Markets, Targets and Impacts. World Bank (WB) working paper 5364, by Govinda Timilsina and Ashish Shrestha, July 2010.

The Impact of Infrastructure Spending in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Bank (WB) working paper 5386, by Jean-Francois Perrault, Luc Savard and Antonio Estache, July 2010.

Mapping Food and Bioenergy in Africa. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) report, by Rocio A. Diaz-Chavez, June 2010.

People, power, and pipelines - Lessons from Peru in the governance of gas production revenues. World Resources Institute (WRI) report, by Isabel Munilla, 2010.

Concentrating Solar Power in China and India: A Spatial Analysis of Technical Potential and the Cost of Deployment.  Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 219, by Kevin Ummel, July 2010.

Building Cities - Neighbourhood Upgrading and Urban Quality of Life. Inter-American Development Bank et al. book, edited by Eduardo Rojas, 2010.

A city-wide approach to carbon finance. World Bank (WB) report, 2010.

Operational Framework for Integrating Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation into Urban Development. Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI) Working Paper 101, by Christine Wamsler, September 2009.

Channels for change: private water and the urban poor. Engineers Against Poverty & International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Report, by Matthew Lynch & Petter Matthews, February 2010.

Sick water? The central role of wastewater management in sustainable development. UN HABITAT & United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report, eds. Emily Corcoran et al., March 2010.

Planning for high density in low-income settlements - Four case studies from Karachi. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)  Human Settlements Working Paper, by Arif Hasan, Asiya Sadiq, and Suneela Ahmed, March 2010.

Technologies, Rules, and Progress: The Case for Charter Cities. Center for Global Development (CDG) Essay, by Paul Romer, March 2010.

Africa's urban transition and the role of regional collaboration. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Working Paper 5, by Gordon McGranahan et al., December 2009.

Aid, Dutch Disease, and Manufacturing Growth. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 196, by Raghuram G. Rajan and Arvind Subramanian, December 2009.

Sharing the benefits of large dams in West Africa. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) report, by J. Skinner, M. Niasse & L. Haas, 2009.

Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities - Policy Directions. United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) report, 2009.

Future low carbon energy systems. Risø report 7, Edited by Hans Larsen and Leif Sønderberg Petersen, October 2008.

Urban poverty and health in developing countries. Population Reference Bureau, Population Bulletin Vol 62 No. 2, by Mark R. Montgomery, June 2009. 

Migration, local development and governance in small towns: two examples from the Philippines. International Institute for Environment and Development Rural-Urban Working Paper 17, by Charito Basa and Lorna Villamil, with Violeta de Guzman, September 2009.

Securing land for housing and urban development. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) journal, Environment and Urbanization 21:2, October 2009.

Is urbanization contributing to higher food prices? International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Urbanization and Emerging Population Issue paper, by Jesper Stage, Jorn Stage, and Gordon McGranahan, August 2009.

Sustainable Cities 2008. South African Cities Network (SACN) report, 2008.

Down to the wire: the impact of transnational companies on sustainable electricity provision in developing countries: case studies in Argentina and Peru. Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) report, by Josep Wilde-Ramsing and Tim Steinweg, June 2009.

Access to Sustainable Energy: What role for international oil and gas companies? Focus on Nigeria. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) report, by Emma Wilson and Brian Shaad, June 2009.

Agriculture in urban planning: generating livelihoods and food security. International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Earthscan Publication, ed. Mark Redwood, 2009.

Poverty Lines and Lives of the Poor: Underestimation of Urban Poverty, the Case of India. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas Series, Working Paper 20, by Meera Bapat, February 2009.

Breaking Ground: Engaging Communities in Extractive and Infrastructure Projects. world Resources Institute (WRI) Report, by K. Herbertson, M. A. Ballesteros, R. Goodland, and I. Munilla, February 2009.

Urban Governance for Adaptation: Assessing Climate Change Resilience in Ten Asian Cities. Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Working Paper Vol. 2009 No. 315, by T. Tanner, T. Mitchell, E. Polack, and B. Guenther, January 2009.

Our cities, our health, our future: Acting on social determinants for health equity in urban settings. Report to the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health from the Knowledge Network on Urban Settings, 2008.

Towards pro-poor adaptation to climate change in the urban centres of low- and middle-income countries. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Climate Change and Cities Discussion Paper 3, by Caroline Moser and David Satterthwaite, November 2008.

Urban Poor Funds: Development by the People for the People. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas Series, Working Paper 18, by Diana Mitlin, August 2008.

Community finance: the news from Asia and Africa. Report of a workshop held in November 2007. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas Series, Working Paper 19, by Asian Coalition for Housing Rights, September 2008.

Clean energy investment project synthesis report. Report by International Institute for Sustainable Development [ES], by Aaron Cosbey, Jennifer Ellis, Mahnaz Malik and Howard Mann, July 2008.

Food and Energy Crisis: Time to Rethink Development Policy. Reflections from the High Level North-South Dialogue on Food and Energy Security, Geneva - June 2008, by the South Centre, September 2008.

Low-carbon Energy Projects for Development in Sub-Saharan Africa - Unveiling the Potential, Addressing the Barriers. World Bank Norwegian Trust Fund for Private Sector and Infrastructure report by Christophe de Gouvello, Felix B. Dayo, and Massamba Thioye, 2008.

Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Climate Change Impacts and Strengthening Disaster Risk Management in East Asian Cities. World Bank, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), June 2008.

Lessons from Karachi: The Role of Demonstration, Documentation, Mapping and Relationship Building in Advocacy for Improved Urban Sanitation and Water Services. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Human Settlements Discussion Paper by Arif Pervaiz, Perween Rahman, and Arif Hasan, August 2008.

Urban Development and the Poor: Lessons Learned from Danish Assistance to Southern Africa. Technical Note from Technical Advisory Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, July 2008.  

Rapid urbanization, employment crisis and poverty in African LDCs: A new development strategy and aid policy. Munich Personal RePEc Archive (MPRA) Paper No. 9499, by Michael Herrmann and Haider Khan, July 2008.

Climate Change and Urban Children: Impacts and Implications for Adaptation. Human Settlements Discussion Paper – Climate Change 2, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), by Sheridan Bartlett, May 2008. 

Going Carbon Neutral: How the Retail Carbon Offsets Market Can Further Global Warming Mitigation Goals. Paper produced by Katoomba Group's Ecosystem Marketplace, by Mark C. Trexler, Laura H. Kosloff, and Kyle Silon, 2008.

Sustainability as a smokescreen: The inadequacy of certifying fuels and feeds. Report by Friends of the Earth Europe based on research by AIDEnvironment, April 2008.

Biofuel and Global Biodiversity. By Dennis Keeney and Claudia Nanninga, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, April 2008.

Stimulating Innovation in Urban Agriculture. Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 19, by RUAF Cities Farming for the Future Programme, PROLINNOVA (Promoting Local Innovation), and Urban Harvest CGIAR Initiative, 2008.

CDM Country Fact Sheets. A series of country information sheets on Clean Development Mechanisms issued by the Institute for Global Environmental strategies, updated February 2008.

Urban Environmental Management Research and Knowledge for Development in Southern Africa. Report from DDRN workshop and SANORD symposium in South Africa, December 2007, by Marianne Forti, DDRN, February 2008.

Climate change and cities. id21 insights, Issue #71, January 2008.

Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility: tools, codes and standards for the mineral exploration industry. A special publication of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), March 2007.

The voluntary carbon offsets market: An analysis of market characteristics and opportunities for sustainable development. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) report by Elizabeth Harris, September 2007.

Plants at the Pump: Biofuels, Climate Change, and Sustainability. World Resourses Institute (WRI) Report by Britt Childs and Rob Bradley, 2007.

Peri-Urban Water Conflicts: Supporting dialogue and negotiation. IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, Technical Paper Series 50, ed. by J. Butterworth, R. Ducrot, N. Faysse, and S. Janakarajan, 2007. 

The clean development mechanism versus international permit trading: the effect on technological change. Statistics Norway, Research Department, Discussion Papers No. 521, by Cathrine Hagem, November 2007.

Intellectual Property and Access to Clean Energy Technologies in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Solar Photovoltaic, Biofuels and Wind Technologies. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) Trade and Sustainable Energy Series Issue Paper No. 2. by John Barton, December 2007.

Reaching the Millennium Development Goals and beyond: Access to modern forms of energy as a prerequisite. Report by the Global Network on Energy for Sustainable Development (GNESD), 2007.

March of the Cities. International Monetary Fund, Finance and Development quarterly magazine, Vol. 44 No. 3, September 2007.

Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements 2007. Report by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme launched in October 2007.

A safe city is a just city. Habitat Debate Vol. 13, No. 3, by UN-HABITAT, September 2007.

Comparative Research on Contested Cities: lenses and scaffoldings. Crisis States Research Centre Working Paper No 17 (series 2) - Cities theme, by Scott Bollens, October 2007.

The trouble with travel and trees. IIED Sustainable Development Opinion by Hannah Reid and Dilys Roe, September 2007.

Urban environments, wealth and health: shifting burdens and possible responses in low and middle-income nations. Human Settlements Discussion Paper Series, Theme: Urban Environment 1, by Gordon McGranahan, IIED, 2007.

Charcoal: The reality. A study of charcoal consumption, trade and production in Malawi. By P.S. Kambewa, B.F. Mataya, W.K. Sichinga and T.R. Johnson, published by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 2007.

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