Help the urban poor to help themselves

In just four years, the majority of the world’s population will be living in urban centres. Despite common conception, the majority of these urban residents will not be living in the megacities of Mexico City, Tokyo, New York and London. Rather they will be in the southern hemisphere, particularly Asia. ...

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