Delving into government-led social housing schemes in Brazil, Egypt and Chile, we discover that's not how much money spent on development, but innovation in tackling the problem, that differentiates a good program from a bad one.
For the second installation of our #urbaneconomies series, we look at the role of funding and policy in growing tech and non-tech entrepreneurship in Cairo, using Daniel Isenberg’s Domains of the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem as a guide.
An experiment by the University of Cambridge's top criminologists found that 21 extra minutes of police patrol per day in crime 'hot spots' can reduce crime rates by 39% and save the British taxpayer thousands in prison costs.
With almost a third of the global population living without access to toilets, innovators across the world are coming up with ingenious, self-sustaining solutions. Instead of just cleaning out human waste, these toilets can recycle that waste into new products at the lowest cost.