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Collection: Urban Profiles

Trinidad and Tobago: Scarborough Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: Scarborough Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Scarborough Urban Profiling 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. More info →
Mauritius: National Urban Profile

Mauritius: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The study is based on analysis of existing data and a series of interviews with all relevant urban stakeholders, including local communities and institutions, civil society, the private sector, development partners, and others. The consultation typically results in a collective agreement on priorities and their development into proposed capacity-building and other projects, all aimed at urban poverty reduction. More info →
Malawi: Zomba Urban Profile

Malawi: Zomba Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Under the motto of “Floriate Zomba” (Make Zomba a Flowery City) Zomba City, the first capital of Malawi up to 1975, is undergoing rejuvenation since it was declared a city in March 2008. More info →
Niger: Profil Urbain National

Niger: Profil Urbain National

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Series: Urban Profiles
La structure urbaine de la plupart des centres urbains du Niger est caractérisée par l’existence de noyaux d’habitat anciens, auxquels se sont juxtaposés des lotissements successifs. La filière de l’auto-construction constitue le mode dominant de production des logements. More info →
Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

Series: Urban Profiles
La croissance démographique rapide du Burkina Faso, et surtout l’extension démesurée des villes, ont de lourdes répercussions sur l’environnement de ce pays enclavé. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abidjan (French)

Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abidjan (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
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 →
Trinidad And Tobago: Port of Spain Urban Profile

Trinidad And Tobago: Port of Spain Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Port of Spain Urban Profiling 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. More info →
Mauritius: National Urban Profile

Mauritius: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The study is based on analysis of existing data and a series of interviews with all relevant urban stakeholders, including local communities and institutions, civil society, the private sector, development partners, academics, and others. The consultation typically results in a collective agreement on priorities and their development into proposed capacity-building and other projects that are all aimed at urban poverty reduction. More info →
Mozambique Cities Urban Profile: Maputo, Nacala and Manica

Mozambique Cities Urban Profile: Maputo, Nacala and Manica

Series: Urban Profiles
Urban Profiling is a rapid, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priorities, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at the local and national levels. More info →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Kribi

Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Kribi

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Series: Urban Profiles
Petite ville côtière du Cameroun, Kribi est située à la croisée de trois importantes routes nationales (P-8, N-7 et N-17). Dotée d’une population totale de plus de 60,000 habitants et située dans un lieu privilégié, elle dispose donc d’atouts important au niveau économique tel le tourisme et l’existence d’un port maritime bien positionné. More info →
Malawi: National Urban Profile

Malawi: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) is an accelerated and action-oriented urban assessment of needs and capacity-building gaps at national and local levels. More info →
Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
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 →
Jamaica: May Pen Urban Profile

Jamaica: May Pen Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The May Pen Urban Profiling 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 urban poverty reduction policies at local, national, and regional levels, through an assessment of needs and response mechanisms, and as a contribution to the wider-ranging implementation of the Millennium Development Goals More info →
Uganda: Kitgum Urban Profile

Uganda: Kitgum Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Kitgum Town is located in Chua County and is bordered by Labongo Layamo to the west and north and Labongo Amida to the east and south. The town is steadily recovering from a long civil war and its growth is mainly as a result of its close proximity to Sudan which has enabled a lot of cross border business. More info →
Papua New Guinea: Port Moresby Urban Profile

Papua New Guinea: Port Moresby Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Port Moresby is the capital city of Papua New Guinea and is the administrative, commercial and educational centre of the country. More info →
Niger: Profil Urbain de Mirriah

Niger: Profil Urbain de Mirriah

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Series: Urban Profiles
Le profil national est la synthèse des conclusions d’un bureau d’études, d’entretiens avec les acteurs clés et d’informations communiquées par les autorités. More info →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Yaoundé

Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Yaoundé

Series: Urban Profiles
La population de Yaoundé, capitale du Cameroun, est estimée à 1,5 million d’habitants et on y retrouve tous les groupes ethniques du pays. More info →
Mali : Profil Urbain De Bandiagara (French)

Mali : Profil Urbain De Bandiagara (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
La commune urbaine de Bandiagara est le chef-lieu du cercle de Bandiagara dans la région de Mopti. More info →
Jamaica: Old Harbour Urban Profile

Jamaica: Old Harbour Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Old Harbour Urban Profiling 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 urban poverty reduction policies at local, national, and regional levels, through an assessment of needs and response mechanisms, and as a contribution to the wider-ranging implementation of the Millennium Development Goals. More info →
Uganda: National Urban Profile

Uganda: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Uganda is a landlocked country, lying astride the equator in East Central Africa occupying 241,551 square kilometres, 18 percent of which is composed of inland waters and permanent wetlands. More info →
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