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Singapore Geospatial Festival 2021
Virtual line-up of geospatial interest and capabilities, knowledge-seeding by...
ISRO Invites Applications from Students for Two-week Free Online Course on Remote Sensing and GIS Technology
ISRO, through its centre the Indian Institute of Remote...
Rajnath Singh unveils South Asia’s largest Genomics research centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad: Nucleome on Thursday unveiled South Asia’s largest and most...
New satellite system could improve Australia’s water quality management
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China launches twin satellites capable of creating 3D maps in space
China has been busy in 2021 as it ramps...
Egyptian Space Agency says Egypt to launch 4 satellites in 2022
Chief Executive Officer of the Egyptian Space Agency Mohamed...
Government launches new portal to facilitate geospatial planning of MGNREGA assets
The portal will serve as a repository of assets...
BRICS members to share data from Earth remote sensing satellites
BRICS members to share data from Earth remote sensing...

November 15th, 2011
Urbanization in Asia: Clean, Green and Competitive Cities Key to Asia’s Future

For the first time in history, more than half the world’s population now live in urban areas and about 70% will be city dwellers by 2050.The UN estimates that 11 out of 20 mega-cities are in Asia and the Pacific. Projections indicate that by 2050, half the world’s megacities with populations of over 10 million will be in this region. By 2015, an estimated 48% of the region’s population, or 1.9 billion people, will live in urban centers. The region has to act now to begin a concerted regional effort to help cities unleash their potential to spur economic growth and solve social problems. Read More