During its four years of existence, the Joint Work Programme Equitable Economic Growth, working together with its partners, produced several global knowledge products, discussion papers, reports, toolkits and other resources that places cities at the centre of fostering sustainable equitable economic growth. You will find below some of our outputs that seek to foster good knowledge transfer to ensure local development.

Global Knowledge Products 

 

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Policy Dialogues 

Exploring the Role of Improved Access to Public Goods and Services: A Policy Dialogue of the JWP Annual Meeting 2016

Fostering Equitable Economic Growth in the 2030 Global Agenda for Cities. Reflections from the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) Quito (Ecuador), March 2017.

Public goods and services for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Cities. A Policy Dialogue of the Joint Work Programme on Fostering Equitable Economic Growth in Cities at the 4th World Forum for Local Economic Development in Praia, Cabo Verde, 17–20 October 2017.

Summary Recommendations: Public Goods and Services for Women's Economic Empowerment in Cities

Public Space as a Driver of Equitable Economic Growth: Policy and Practice to Leverage a Key Asset for Vibrant City Economies. A Policy Dialogue of the Joint Work Programme on Fostering Equitable Economic Growth in Cities at the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7-13. February 2018.

Cities Alliance at European Development Days

 

Webinars and Other Media

WEBINAR: Infrastructure Investment Planning and Equitable Economic Growth 

WEBINAR: Equitable Economic Growth City Diagnostics

WEBINAR: Exploring how Gender-Responsive Public Services Benefit Equitable Economic Growth in Cities

WEBINAR: Managing Ecosystem Goods to Foster Equitable Economic Growth in Cities

WEBINAR: Bridging research and policy for equitable global development

WEBINAR: Climate Policy for All. Equity and Growth in Light of the Climate Crisis

WEBINAR: Smart Technologies for Equitable City Economies

VIDEO: Protecting Street Vendors and Informal Workers

VIDEO: Whose Space is Public Space? Street Vendors in Accra

VIDEO: European Development Days 2019 - Cities Alliance

VIDEO: Improving Public Services for More Equitable Economic Growth in Uganda’s Secondary Cities: Stories from Gulu and Mbale

VIDEO: Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment in Cities

VIDEO: Secondary Cities in the New Urban Transformation

VIDEO: Uganda City documentary

VIDEO: Cities & Gender

VIDEO: Secondary Cities

 

Discussion Papers

Conceptualizing Economic Growth in Cities

Discussion Paper on Inclusive Public Spaces for Informal Livelihoods: Key Pathway to Equitable Economic Growth in Cities

Discussion paper on Gender-Responsive Access to Public Goods and Services for Equitable Economic Growth in Cities

Making Economic Growth in Cities More Equitable

 

 

Issue Briefs

Equitable Economic Growth Theory of Change

The Campaign City Process

Solid Waste Management in the Global South

Agro-Processing and Equitable Economic Growth in the Global South

 

Toolkits and Others  

Supporting Informal Livelihoods in Public Space: A Toolkit for Local Authorities

Working in Public Space: A Manual for Street Vendors

Equitable Economic Growth in your Town or City. A Diagnostic Toolkit

Equitable Economic Growth in your Town or City. A Diagnostic Toolkit (FRENCH)

Toolkit to Assess and Promote Equitable Economic Growth in Cities

Toolkit to Assess and Promote Equitable Economic Growth in Cities (FRENCH)

Equitable Economic Growth in African Cities Report

VIDEO: Toolkit to Assess and Promote Equitable Economic Growth in Cities

BROCHURE: Promoting Equitable Economic Growth in Cities

 

Campaign City Reports

 

City Briefs

Kajiado, Kenya

Nyandarua, Kenya

Agona Swedru West, Ghana

Cape Coast, Ghana

Mbale, Uganda

Gulu, Uganda

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Narayanganj, Bangladesh

 

Local Assessment Reports

Local Assessment Report: Local Economic Development for Equitable Growth in Gulu and Mbale Municipalities

Local Assessment Report on Public Space and Land Management in Gulu and Mbale Municipalities

Beyond creating more trained human resources, we need to foster good knowledge transfer to ensure local development.

Dr. Rene P. Hohmann, Head of Global Programmes, Cities Alliance