Smart cities in the global south
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News on smart cities being built from scratch across the global south. This includes marketing and publicity material as well as challenges and active resistance against these new cities.
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To succeed, citizens must have more say in the Smart Cities Mission

To succeed, citizens must have more say in the Smart Cities Mission | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
The absence of grievance architecture could result in resistance or the creation of spatially and economically polarised cities
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The unsmart city: Gurgaon remains a tragic case study in how not to urbanise

The unsmart city: Gurgaon remains a tragic case study in how not to urbanise | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
The morass in the millennium city is a result of wild-west capitalism, with the state remaining blind to private interests overruling public good.
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Cisco to take up pilot phase under Hyderabad Smart City project

Cisco to take up pilot phase under Hyderabad Smart City project | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Read more about Cisco to take up pilot phase under Hyderabad Smart City project on Business Standard.
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Real estate hogs highest spend in smart city projects

Real estate hogs highest spend in smart city projects | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Read more about Real estate hogs highest spend in smart city projects on Business Standard.
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Smart Cities: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Smart Cities: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
More and more devices are plugging into your government’s corner of the Internet of Things (IoT), but are we truly implementing the right projects in 'smart' ways?
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'Ideas not included in Smart City plan' - Times of India

'Ideas not included in Smart City plan' - Times of India | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Corporators participated in the sadan meeting of Allahabad Municipal Corporation which was convened on Friday to discuss the Smart City project.
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10 cities in Maharashtra to be developed on lines of smart cities: CM Fadnavis | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

10 cities in Maharashtra to be developed on lines of smart cities: CM Fadnavis | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
10 cities in Maharashtra to be developed on lines of smart cities: CM Fadnavis - CM Fadnavis said Smart City concept initiated by PM Modi "was not meant only for handful of rich people but was meant for one and all from the cities".
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Kisii County Government Proposes New Kisii City | BUILDesign

Kisii County Government Proposes New Kisii City | BUILDesign | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Kisii town has grown rapidly in the last few years, outstripping its planners’ original estimate for a population of 50,000. It is now home to more than 2
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Farmers pool in 9,000 acres to develop smart city near Mumbai

Farmers pool in 9,000 acres to develop smart city near Mumbai | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Residents of 11 villages join hands to create modern township in Khalapur taluka of Raigad district; land titles to remain in the names of owners
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Big city land-grab sowing seeds of next China property boom | ET RealEstate

Big city land-grab sowing seeds of next China property boom | ET RealEstate | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
The scheme aims to allow more of China's middle and lower income households to share the dream of owning their own home, but also makes the project mo..
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India wants to create 100 'smart cities' - how can it get there?

India wants to create 100 'smart cities' - how can it get there? | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
The world is experiencing an unprecedented transition from predominantly rural to chiefly urban living. India is by no means an exception, with its urban population having increased from 222 million in 1990, to 410 million in 2014 and is forecast to increase to 814 million by 2050. In fact the pace of urbanization in India has been so rapid, that Delhi and Mumbai are now the 2nd and 6th most populous cities in the world.
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Monkeys 'hinder India internet drive' - BBC News

Monkeys 'hinder India internet drive' - BBC News | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Macaque monkeys appear to have become an unlikely roadblock in the development of internet services in the northern Indian city of Varanasi.
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Amaravati, an Example of Flawed Urban Policy

Amaravati, an Example of Flawed Urban Policy | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Andhra Pradesh's new 'world-class' capital city will require enormous amounts of energy and resources to build and to run, while destroying precious natural environments and local livelihoods.
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Latin America smart city market to grow 19% by 2020

Latin America smart city market to grow 19% by 2020 | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Urbanization and infrastructure investments will drive the smart city market in Latin America to jump nearly 20% by 2020, reaching a total of $758 billion.
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Smart cities - Policy Forum

Smart cities - Policy Forum | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
By spearheading the application of cutting edge technology, India’s ancient Kumbh Mela festival is providing a blueprint for future smart cities, Chandan Chawla writes.
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NetApp signs MoU for Varanasi's Smart City initiatives

NetApp signs MoU for Varanasi's Smart City initiatives | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Read more about NetApp signs MoU for Varanasi's Smart City initiatives on Business Standard.
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Modi's Varanasi constituency gets NIFT centre

Modi's Varanasi constituency gets NIFT centre | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Read more about Modi's Varanasi constituency gets NIFT centre on Business Standard. The centre, which would focus on textile designing, has been opened as a satellite centre of NIFT, Rae Bareli
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​Smart city: Consultancy firm excludes old city from survey - Times of India

​Smart city: Consultancy firm excludes old city from survey - Times of India | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
The race for Meerut’s selection as a smart city is hotting up. For this, the authorities have hired a consultancy agency, Design Point Consultant Pvt Ltd, to conduct a survey and prepare a proposal report for Meerut under the ‘smart city’ scheme. For this, the agency has to seek opinion of denizens regarding areas to be developed first.
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It’s not just the government’s list of 100, there are now hundreds of shades of ‘smart cities’

It’s not just the government’s list of 100, there are now hundreds of shades of ‘smart cities’ | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
The term 'smart city' has become a trope for promoting a variety of urban development initiatives.
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Why a Navi Mumbai Village Could Set a Model For Smart Cities?

Why a Navi Mumbai Village Could Set a Model For Smart Cities? | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Farmers from 11 villages including the Khalapur Nagar Panchayat, Kalote and Nadode gram panchayat have come together to give up nearly 3550 acres of land to build a new smart city – the Khalapur Smart City.
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First major 'smart city' in Navi Mumbai - The Times of India

First major 'smart city' in Navi Mumbai - The Times of India | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
The contours of India's first major smart city are taking shape over a 75 sq km area encompassing seven nodes in Navi Mumbai, and one new township abutting the upcoming airport.
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Are smart cities destined to fail like the SEZ initiative, which started with a bang and ended in a whimper?

Are smart cities destined to fail like the SEZ initiative, which started with a bang and ended in a whimper? | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
Are smart cities destined to fail like the SEZ initiative, which started with a bang and ended in a whimper?
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From Singapore to Amaravati: the battle to build India's new state capital

From Singapore to Amaravati: the battle to build India's new state capital | Smart cities in the global south | Scoop.it
International planners behind the brand new smart city in Andhra Pradesh have come up against angry farmers, disappearing land records and ancient architectural beliefs. Despite these hurdles, is Amaravati still on track?
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