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Ghana Housing Sector Profile

Ghana Housing Sector Profile

The Ghana Urban Housing Sector Profile is a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the urban housing sector, focusing on its strengths and weaknesses. More info →
Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

The objective of this Quick Guide is to introduce some of the key concepts of housing finance and to provide a quick overview of how a housing finance system works. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 6; COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS. The poor as agents of development

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 6; COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS. The poor as agents of development

This Quick Guide examines how community organizations can be valuable and resourceful partners when it comes to finding viable solutions to their own housing problems. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Europe and North America

Affordable Land and Housing in Europe and North America

This volume investigates the state of affordable land and housing in Europe and North America (countries that comprise the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). More info →
Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain De Boundiali (French)

Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain De Boundiali (French)

La commune de Boundiali est le chef-lieu du département de Boundiali. More info →
Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

Dayactrika iyo horumarinta Kaabayasha dhaqaalaha dagaalada kadib More info →
Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

Cities in a Globalizing World presents a comprehensive review of the world’s cities and analyses the positive and negative impacts on human settlements of global trends towards social and economic integration. More info →
Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

This Quick Guide 4 explores how communities facing eviction have organized themselves, and drawn on the support of community-based networks and institutions in Africa and globally to find alternatives to the destruction of their settlements. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 5; HOUSING FINANCE. Ways to help the poor pay for housing

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 5; HOUSING FINANCE. Ways to help the poor pay for housing

This Quick Guide introduces some of the key concepts of formal housing finance and an overview of how both the formal and informal systems of delivering housing finance work especially with regard to the urban poor. More info →
Eritrea: National and Cities Urban Profile

Eritrea: National and Cities Urban Profile

Urban Profiling is an assessment of needs and capacity building gaps at the city level. More info →
Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain D’abidjan (French)

Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain D’abidjan (French)

Situé dans la région des lagunes au sud de la Côte d’Ivoire, le district d’Abidjan comprend 13 communes (dont 10 composent la ville d’Abidjan) couvrant une superfi cie de 513 km². More info →
Green Building Interventions for Social Housing

Green Building Interventions for Social Housing

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Given the substantial growth in new construction in economies in transition, and the inefficiencies of existing building stock worldwide, if nothing is done, GHG emissions from buildings will more than double in the next 20 years. Therefore, if global targets for GHG emissions reduction are to be met, it is essential that mitigation of GHG emissions from buildings must be on every national climate change strategy. More info →
Losing your Home , Assessing the impact of eviction

Losing your Home , Assessing the impact of eviction

The practice of forcibly evicting people from their homes and settlements is a growing global phenomenon and represents a crude violation of one of the most elementary principles of the right to adequate housing as defined in the Habitat Agenda and international instruments. More info →
Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

This Quick Guide 3 looks at the different forms of land tenure which operate in African cities and examines some of the problems and benefits of these different land tenure systems. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 1; URBANIZATION. The Role the poor play in urban development

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 1; URBANIZATION. The Role the poor play in urban development

This Quick Guide 1 looks at some of the current trends in urbanization in Asia, including urban-rural migration, the links between Qurbanization and poverty and the state of formal and informal housing in the context of urbanization. More info →
Madagascar: ProfIl Urbain National

Madagascar: ProfIl Urbain National

Madagascar ou la république de madagascar est un pays indépendant depuis le 26 juin 1960. situé dans la partie occidentale de l’océan Indien, le pays s’étire sur 1 580 km du nord au sud et 500 km d’est en ouest. avec ses 587 000 km², c’est la cinquième plus grande île du monde. More info →
Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Cap-Haïtien est une ville côtière située au nord d’Haïti. c’est la deuxième ville du pays après Port-au-Prince, la capitale. More info →
Forced Evictions , Global Crisis, Global Solutions

Forced Evictions , Global Crisis, Global Solutions

This report reviews the status of forced evictions globally through the work of UN-HABITAT, the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, and other international actors. More info →
Quick Guide 2: Low-income Housing

Quick Guide 2: Low-income Housing

This Quick Guide 2 describes several ways of addressing low-income housing in African cities at the programme and project level. More info →
Building materials and construction technologies: Annotated UN-Habitat bibliography

Building materials and construction technologies: Annotated UN-Habitat bibliography

Summary of existing UN-HABITAT publications, reports and other documents on building materials and construction technologies. Provides readers with an overview of work undertaken by UN-HABITAT in these fields during the last two decades. Provides a general introduction and summary of each reviewed report, as well as an indication of their availability in printed and/or electronic formats. More info →
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