Belize: Regenerating the urban Caribbean

Even in the most idyllic of setting effective community economic development requires sustainable planning. Belize City had a vision to restore BTL … More

Canada: Literally getting on board

How do you get your message across an entire nation? Engaging citizens and municipal stakeholders in a seemingly mundane yet crucial … More

Vietnam: From peasant economy to prosperity

How do socialist-oriented municipal governments participate in a global democratic market economy to bring prosperity to their nation? A mouthful … More

Point Fortin: Making the most of your assets

Clifton Hill Beach in Point Fortin, Trinidad, was a historic community asset lost to coastal erosion.   A donation of private lands to city hall gave … More

San-Juan Laventille: Trouble in paradise

San-Juan Laventille. Trinidad and Tobago.  At first you may be tempted to think of swaying palm trees, romantic walks along the beach and … More

Kryvyi Rih: City of steel – its own kryptonite

Kryvyi Rih. Ukraine. A highly industrialized city with one of the largest steel and iron-ore mining and refinement centres in Eastern Europe. Its … More