• Economic Development

Economic Development

Cities are able to attract, retain and develop firms, increase the rate of economic participation, and the quality of life of their residents. Understanding their role in economic development is critical, as cities are drivers of national (and regional) growth.

publications

2015
2014
  • Informal City Reader ZA. Part of The Rockefeller Foundations’ Informal City Dialogues (IDCs), this book chronicles stories from the informal realm. These stories are a running narrative of the lives of informal workers and settlers in the city, offering a window into the lives of street vendors, waste-pickers, and even home-based beer brewers.

2011
2010
pre-2010

Economic Development Programme meetings