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Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

World Bank Launches Platform for Sustainable Cities

Urban areas will play a critical role in achieving sustainable development and combating climate change. Many cities have already taken bold steps to reduce their environmental footprint, and have often been able to do so much more...

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Pakistan Undertakes a National Biomass Atlas

The Centre for Advance Studies in Energy (CASEN), National University of Science and Technology, conducted a one-day training workshop to start ground survey of agricultural fields in Pakistan for the estimation of crop residue leading towards development...

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

World Bank Approves $400 Million to Improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu, India

 The World Bank today approved a $400 million loan for the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project to help strengthen the financial and administrative capacity of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in planning, financing and delivering services in a financially sustainable manner....

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

East Asia’s Growth Explored Geospatially

The World Bank has just released a new report regarding East Asia's changing urban landscape. The report details the spatial growth across the region and reveals that China's Pearl River Delta has now overtaken Tokyo as the...

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Gisat Begins Mapping South Asian Cities for EOWORLD2 Project

Gisat has been awarded as one of the EO information service providers within the joint ESA and World Bank initiative EOWORLD2. The project follows up its successful precursor EOWORLD where Gisat was involved into mapping of metropolitan cities in Bangladesh and...

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

World Bank Approves $500M Loan for Vietnam’s Electrical Grid

The World Bank has approved a loan of US$500 million to the Vietnamese government to improve the capacity and efficiency of electrical transmission to areas that are key to the country’s economic development. Those areas include the...

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Drones Help World Bank Projects by Mapping the Land

A Namibia-born surveyor, and owner of Micro Aerial Projects,  has developed an exciting new tool — a drone, costing about US$10,000, that can provide high-quality aerial maps in a short time. Walter Volkmann’s drone was one of...

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

South Asia Needs $2.5 Trillion Infrastructure Investment

South Asia needs up to $2.5 trillion of investment in infrastructure by 2020 if the region is to make further gains in battling poverty and provide for its growing population, the World Bank said on Wednesday. Despite...

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

New Field Guide Explores Open Data Innovations in Disaster Risk and Resilience

From Indonesia to Bangladesh to Nepal, community members armed with smartphones and GPS systems are contributing to some of the most extensive and versatile maps ever created, helping inform policy and better prepare their communities for disaster...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Southeast Asia Cities to Adopt Sustainable Energy Plans

Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) are growing twice as fast as the rest of the world and by 2030, it is expected that 70 percent of SEA population will live in cities. Meeting the growing energy demands...

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