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Cities at Center Stage: Towards Habitat III


The number of people living in cities is expected to top 6 billion by 2050 – two-thirds of the projected global population of 9 billion. Yet approximately 1 billion people already live in slums. Last week about 100 thought leaders and practitioners from around the world gathered for the Urban Thinkers Campus, hosted by UN-HABITAT, to establish a framework for making these global cities more inclusive, resilient, and vibrant. A delegation from the Lincoln Institute presented on value capture and preventive policies to parry informal and irregular settlement at the three-day forum, part of the run-up to Habitat III, the United Nations Housing and Sustainable Urban Development summit, to be held in 2016. Full Story

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  • A Tribute to Kingsbury Browne
    On the occasion of the Land Trust Alliance annual conference in September 2014, the Lincoln Institute produced a short film commemorating the life and career of Kingsbury Browne, who brought together conservation leaders at the Lincoln Institute in 1981, leading to the formation of the Land Trust Al...

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