Smart Cities Series - What does it take to build a Smart City?


By 2050, some two-thirds of all people will live in cities. So how do we accelerate progress? And just how smart can cities become?

Over six weeks, Devex and its partners — Agence Française de Développement (AFD), BearingPoint, Metropolis and UN-Habitat — will explore what it takes to build a successful smart city, how climate resilient and environmentally friendly infrastructure and technologies are being implemented, and how actors in the global development community are working together towards common goals and engaging local communities in an inclusive way. We’ll break down the constituent elements of a smart city and examine what it takes to move from commitment to action by creating more efficient and resilient cities.

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