Cases and News

Cisterns help communities suffering from drought

The rain that fell again in the region was still not enough to raise the level of dams , but can be useful to fill as tanks . A group decided to teach a community on the outskirts of São Paulo to build sos reservoirs and enjoy the water... [+]

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How one Brazilian slum is blurring the boundary between forest and city

Vila Brasilândia, a slum city on the edge of São Paulo, has found unconventional ways to tackle urbanisation, resource scarcity and climate change The theme of the first World Cities Day is ‘leading urban transformations’. It is particularly apt for the inhabitants of the Brazilian slum city of Vila... [+]