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Climate Change and City Development: engaging local government in resilience building

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Local governments play a leading role in building city resilience. City resilience is considered here as a framework for approaching the challenge of integrating development with sustainable outcomes in complex systems. As the basis of a Theory of Change, resilience building can be thought of as a platform for reconfiguring urban policy and planning as a shared value proposition incorporating representative governance and commercial drivers.

Presented by Mercy Corps at the 2nd International Conference on Climate Change and Social Issues in Kuala Lumpur in November 2012.

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