Ivan Turok

How to refresh SA’s jaded democracy

We should look to the Philippines, where barangays, or neighbourhood governments, help to empower communities

Delhi health crisis linked to urbanisation

As the city expands, the state’s provision of infrastructure and basic services lags behind

Rural migrants better off in cities

Figures show that those who moved had a much better chance of escaping from poverty

Medellín’s ‘social urbanism’ a model for city transformation

The city of Medellín in Colombia has been transformed by strategies for people, places and jobs, writes Ivan Turok.

Rio+20 is over and now the real work starts

There is no blueprint for the green economy, and success will involve tough choices, writes Ivan Turok and Leanne Seeliger.

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