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Published on Oct 29, 2012
Given all its problems as a megacity - traffic, floods, overpopulation - many people are asking, "Is there a future for Metro Manila?" Benjamin de la Pena gives some hopeful thoughts in this engaging and informative talk, not just on Metro Manila, but on the development and transformative role of cities, in general.
Benjamin de la Peña is Associate Director for Urban Development at The Rockefeller Foundation where his work centers on addressing the challenges of urbanization and urban poverty, reforming transportation policy, and encouraging innovation in the social sector.
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