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Ecocitizen Report from Casablanca, Morocco

on August 11, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
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The report from the data collected during the “Bootcamp” in the “Roches Noires” neighborhood of our pilot city Casablanca has just been released. See the results of our parcel audits and neighborhood archetypes, with an emphasis on water quality, food composition, and access to social services.

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Postcard from Medellin, Part 2: Are we better off being better off?

on May 15, 2014 by Sven Eberlein News and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
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Postcard from Medellin, Part 2: Are we better off being better off? The desire to create comfort and security for ourselves probably counts as one of the most rudimentary motivations in the human reservoir of instincts. Building a safe nest is one of the impulses that not only transcends cultural boundaries but connects us to […]

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Ecocitizen Map Project Slideshow: Casablanca, Cairo and Medellín

on May 5, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , , , , with 2 comments
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See the photos from the Ecocitizen Team’s recent trip around the world – Morocco, Egypt, and Colombia – conducting trainings on community mapping. Also includes pictures from the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín.

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Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity

on April 18, 2014 by Sven Eberlein News and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
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“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum, a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first convened by UN Habitat in Nairobi in 2002 and descended on Medellín, Colombia last week for its 7th incarnation. While the answer coming out of my mouth was always […]

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