During the last 9 years, Egypt has increased its number of people using bicycles as a mean of transport for daily trips; bike’s users are less than 5 % of the population whereas 95 % still depends on private cars and public transport.
In other countries, as in Netherlands, more than 30 % of people... more
Case of the City of Tunis: Evolution or Revolution?
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Public passenger transportation in Greater Tunis is currently provided by two public operators – TRANSTU and the Société nationale des chemins de fer tunisiens (Tunisian National Railway Company SNCFT), Four private... more
Driss Merroun, Moroccan Minister of Urbanism and Planning, explains how Morocco is dealing with migration from inlands and rural regions towards coastal cities while preserving environmental quality, promoting economic development and ensuring social justice.
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Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist of the World Bank's Middle East and North Africa Region, explains how renewing the social contract can restore trust between citizens and the State in the Middle East and North Africa. What was the old social contract? Why should it be renewed? What would the... more
With the growing role of civil society and the implementation of ambitious reforms for decentralisation north and south of the Mediterranean, it is crucial to create institutions capable of ensuring the involvement of local actors in the decision making. From this perspective, is decentralization a... more
Le présent “Guide de bonnes pratiques de financement du transport urbain” met en relief, sans prétendre à l’exhaustivité, des expériences significatives de mobilisation des principales possibilités de financement du secteur. Il s’agit ainsi de fournir une base de référence à tout décideur, du Sud... more