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infrastructure

1. The components of information technology, including computer hardware, software, networks, and peripheral devices that are used to connect and send signals to computers and users.
2. Those buildings, supplies, policies, procedures and other assets that support the human resources of an institution.
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'Moderate' Social Implications of Default: Sfund is a major investment arm set up by the Guangzhou municipal government and plays an important role in investing in urban infrastructure projects across the city, and supporting the upgrade and innovation of local strategic industries.
The main cause of the above issue probably dues to the different historical origins of urban infrastructure sustainability and resilience.
The environment benefit that emerged from the use of urban infrastructure contributes to the improvement of urban environment conditions and further indirectly boosts the development level of urban society.
A project outline obtained by the Inquirer showed that the initiative would result into an urban infrastructure development plan alongside a corresponding investment program for Davao City.
The country's weak urban infrastructure is an outcome of decades of underinvestment, experts say, stressing that insufficient investments leave many communities vulnerable to poverty.
CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and delivers connected urban infrastructure technologies that provide access to and enhance public information, commerce, safety and efficiency to create "smartscapes" the future of intelligent urban infrastructure.
The editor has organized the five contributions that make up the main body of the text in three parts devoted to an introduction to the subject, case studies in the privatization of planning powers and urban infrastructure, and a comparative review of the same.
But urban infrastructure is at a particular disadvantage.
Speaking at the Africa Urban Infrastructure summit held in Cape Town, Joseph Kulang, the Chairman of South Sudan's Central Equatoria state Investment Authority said apart from threat pollution poses, the country also lacks basic facilities needed avert the crisis.
Architect David Adjaye and the mayors of Cape Town, Nairobi and Juba will be among panellists at the Africa Urban Infrastructure Summit from 22nd to 23rd April in Cape Town, South Africa.
He said there's a huge urban infrastructure deficit currently.
of Canberra, Australia), Spiller (SGS Economics and Planning Pty Ltd., also urban economics, Melbourne U., Australia) and seven co-contributors provide a straightforward approach to the finance and management of urban infrastructure from the perspectives of both theory and actual practice.

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