Monthly Archives: April 2010

Higher education will play a catalytic role in Africa

cross-posted from the Practical Radical The  State of the Urban Youth Report that was launched at the WUF in Rio clearly states that education is the key to leveling the playing field for youth in the developing world. What we … Continue reading

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How to get free stuff on Earth Day

April 22, 2010 Cross-posted from The Practical Radical If you want the free stuff – mostly in the States I am thinking – click How to get free stuff on Earth Day. Personally, I think I am going for the … Continue reading


What’s so urban about agriculture?

Posted Afton Halloran, Project Officer: Needs Assessment – Urban Agriculture Afton Halloran is a Sustainable Cities : PLUS Network CIDA IYIP intern based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Photos by Afton Halloran If you eat you support agriculture; food is a basic human … Continue reading

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Of Graffiti, Youth and Space

Written by Doug Ragan Doug is a Senior Associate with Sustainable Cities. He currently is under fellowship at the University of Colorado’s Children, Youth and Environments Centre finishing his PhD in Urban Planning and Design. Photos by Doug Ragan Rio … Continue reading

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