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Urban Chances in Brazil - City Reports Guarulhos, Salvador and Rio de Janeiro


By Adrian Gurza Lavalle, John Sydenstricker, Júlia Andrade,Denise Vitale, Einar Bratheim, Adriane Batata


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City Approaches to the Upgrading of Informal Settlements


By David Jordhus-Lier, Pamela Tsolekile de Wet 


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Rio de Janeiro: A City of Exception?


By Einar Braathen


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Chance2Sustain Dissemination Meeting 2011 in York


The Chance2Sustain team met on September 2011 in York to present the latest findings on Reconfiguring the Fast Growing City: Exploring the Interaction between Urban Governance, Mega-Projects and Settlement Dynamics in Cases from India and South Africa. Read more about the panel and Chance2Sustain presentations.

Water Governance Key Approaches: An Analytical Framework

By Liliana Miranda , Michaela Hordijk , Rommy K. Torres Molina

September 2011


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Mega-Events and Megaprojects


By Aurélie Varrel and Loraine Kennedy

Policy Brief No. 3 - June 2011

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Interview with Adrian Gurza Lavalle

“Developing specific hierarchies is needed for the development of opportunities” – Interview by the Brazilian Bureau for Enhancing the International Cooperation with the European Union (B.Bice) with Adrian Gurza Lavalle (CEBRAP - The Brazilian Centre for Analysis and Planning) of the Chance2Sustain project.

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The Chance2Sustain project is happy to inform you that EADI will hold its triennial general conference in cooperation with the Development Studies Association of the United Kingdom and Ireland (DSA).

The conference will take place from 19-22 September 2011 in York, UK. For more information please visit the conference website.

This expert roundtable brought members of the Chance2Sustain project together with stakeholders working on urban sustainable development and cooperation in Germany. Read more

Project start announcement

On 29 May 2010, the first Chance2Sustain project event took place during the ICLEI Resiliant Cities Congress. The Chance2Sustain team will hold a panel on the question "What can participatory knowledge management contribute to resiliency?"

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Chance2Sustain is a research project examining how governments and citizens in Indian, South African, Peruvian and Brazilian cities with differing patterns of urban economic growth make use of participatory (or integrated) spatial knowledge management to direct urban governance towards more sustainable development. Read more