Demographic and social change, shift in global economic power, rapid urbanisation, climate change and resource scarcity and technological breakthroughs will dictate and shape the future of the region, says a new report.
PwC, one o
The risk of man-made and natural disasters hitting fast-growing cities is rising, and national governments must do more to help municipal authorities protect residents through better planning, the head of the UN agency for human settlements said
Fast-paced urbanisation, the growing middle class, strong demographic growth with an improving age mix, technological innovation a growing choice of investment partners are among the top trends that are shaping what the future of Africa will loo
A major urbanisation scheme which includes revamps of key roads and sewage networks and construction of new infrastructure and community facilities across Bahrain will be introduced next year.
The project, which has been approved
Bahrain-based real estate and infrastructure company Naseej has become the latest member of the New Cities Foundation (NCF), a global platform for innovation and exchange on the future of urbanisation.
With this, Naseej joins lead
India's agriculture sector faces a crisis because of declining productivity due to urbanisation, and the latest technologies are failing to reach many of its farmers, a farmers' leader said on Sunday.
"The agriculture sector faces a critic
A three-year strategy designed to upgrade municipal work was launched yesterday. The plan will run until 2014 and focuses on improving four municipal sectors - development, urbanisation, services and agriculture.
Called "Elevation and Prog