All posts tagged "slum-upgrading"

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    “The federation model of community organizing” – Sheela Patel, Slum Dwellers International

    In the past two decades through a process called “Enumeration” through which the members collect at city level data about slums, Slum Dwellers International have created a mechanism which serves to create a city wide network of...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • A Practical Guide to Designing, Planning, and Executing Citywide Slum Upgrading Programmes
    A Practical Guide to Designing, Planning, and Executing Citywide Slum Upgrading Programmes

    While 220 million people have been lifted out of slum conditions over the past 10 years, the number of people living in slum conditions is likely to grow by six million every year, to reach a total...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • Habitat Global Activties 2015
    UN-Habitat Global Country Activities Report: 2015 – Increasing Synergy for Greater National Ownership

    The UN-Habitat Global Activities Report formally the Operational Activities Report is an historical progress report to the Governing Council that takes into account the development made in addressing the UN-Habitat’s project portfolio at the national, regional and...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • Kibera Evaluation Report FINAL-1
    Kibera: Integrated Water Sanitation and Waste Management Project

    This book documents the processes, challenges and related successes of a pilot project on slum upgrading in Soweto East villages of Kibera informal settlement, Nairobi. As a post project intervention assessment report, it focuses on distilling lessons learnt...

    • Posted November 7, 2014
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  • Burundi - Profil Urbain De Rutana (French)
    Burundi : Profil Urbain De Rutana (French)

    La commune de Rutana s’étend sur une superficie de 255,31 km2, soit 13 % de la superficie de la province et 0,91 % de celle du pays. Son chef-lieu est la ville de Rutana, également chef-lieu de...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Housing and Slum Upgrading; Gender issue guide

    Access to adequate housing is a fundamental human right and is enshrined in numerous international agreements and conventions.

    • Posted July 26, 2014
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  • Kenya Mavoko Urban Profile
    Kenya: Mavoko Urban Profile

    Mavoko is situated in Machakos District some 25 km south east of Nairobi.

    • Posted July 7, 2014
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  • Kenya Nairobi Urban Profile
    Kenya: Nairobi Urban Profile

    Nairobi has the highest growth rates per annum compared to the other growth rates in Africa.

    • Posted July 7, 2014
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  • Kenya National Urban Profile
    Kenya: National Urban Profile

    The Kenya Urban Sector Study is a rapid appraisal of the urban sector needs in Kenya.

    • Posted July 7, 2014
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    Urban Informality – Marginal or Mainstream? – Janice Perlman, The Megacities Project

    In this lecture, Janice Perlman discusses urban informality against the background of 40 years of research in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The lecture lays particular emphasis on how the changes over this timespan have affected...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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    ‘Street-led city-wide slum upgrading’ – Claudio Acioly, UN-Habitat

    The strategy brought forward by Claudio Acioly (UN-Habitat) uses streets as the natural conduits that connect slums spatially and physically with the city and treats streets not only as a physical entity for mobility and accessibility —...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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    53 UN-Habitat Model Projects 2013/2014 , Time to Think Urban

    The efforts of UN-Habitat have been focused on building a brighter future for developing cities, which are most in need of support in guiding the process of urbanization. This catalogue of projects centres on three fundamental generators...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    UN-Habitat Global Activities Report 2013 , Our Presence and Partnerships

    UN-Habitat’s country activities are focused on supporting governments in the formulation of policies and strategies with a view to creating and strengthening self-reliant urban planning and management capacity at both national and local levels and promoting sustainable...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    Country Activities Report 2011

    UN-HABITAT’s country activities are focused on supporting governments in the formulation of policies and strategies to create and strengthen a self-reliant management capacity at both national and local levels. Technical and managerial expertise is provided for the...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    Scaling-Up Affordable Housing Supply in Brazil

    Since 2009, Brazil has been implementing an ambitious national social housing programme: the My House, My Life Programme (Programa Minha Casa, Minha Vida). The Programme was designed to stimulate the production and acquisition of new housing units...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    Affordable land and housing in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region were the first in the developing world to go through rapid urbanisation. Today, the region is the second most urbanised region in the world. This urbanisation process has been...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    Fiji: National Urban Profile

    The Fiji National Urban Profile consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. The purpose of the study is to develop...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    Housing and Slum Upgrading

    The Global Housing Strategy, mandated by Governing Council resolution 23/16, guides the programmatic work for Housing and Slum Upgrading area. It assists member States to analyze their housing policies and formulate housing strategies and interventions that are...

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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  • Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading
    Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

    Excluded from the city's opportunities, physically, politically and economically marginalized, slum dwellers are particularly vulnerable to crime and violence.

    • Posted August 7, 2011
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  • Slum Upgrading Facility Pilot Programme End-of-Programme Evaluation
    Slum Upgrading Facility Pilot Programme End-of-Programme Evaluation

    The evaluation assessed the performance of the Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF) and its associated projects in the four pilot countries: Ghana,Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Tanzania.

    • Posted June 20, 2011
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