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Containing crime without affecting the livability of the urban environment is a major challenge in our society. Traditionally, researchers relate crime to socio-economic disorganization and people’s routine activity, as ...
This study focuses on the local and regional impact of large-scale gold mining in Africa in the context of a mineral boom in the region since 2000. It contributes to filling ...
Water from the heights, water from the grassroots: the Governance of common dynamics and public services in La Paz-El Alto
As in many large cities, the now prevailing technical model for producing and distributing water in La Paz and El Alto is that of a centralized network serving the whole ...
The investment requirements to achieve the United Nations’ universal electricity access goal by 2030 are estimated at 640 billion US Dollars. The assumption underlying this goal is that electrification contributes to poverty ...
Luang Prabang is an ancient royal capital in northern Laos. It is located on an exceptional site along the Mekong and is home to an extremely rich architectural heritage comprising ...