Mobile application to boost greener cities

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Solar lights illuminate Butwal, Nepal streets. UNDP@PHOTO

A Lebanon-based non-profit organisation is encouraging city dwellers to push for more environmentally friendly cities.

The Muhanna Foundation promotes education and civic activism and has produced a mobile telephone application, called Waffir, which enables the reporting of mal-functioning streetlamps.

The Chairman of the Foundation, Ibrahim Muhanna, presented his vision to the 7th Session of the World Urban Forum in Medellin, from where Emma Reverter reports.

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