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Lesotho Urban Housing Profile

Lesotho Urban Housing Profile

The institutional framework for housing has many of the necessary components, such as respect for the home and limitation of state procurement of property, enshrined in law and the constitution. More info →
République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French Language Version)

République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French Language Version)

Series: Urban Profiles
Pointe-Noire est une ville de la République du Congo située au centre-ouest de l'Afrique sur la façade atlantique. Du fait de l'activité pétrolière et de son port en eau profonde, elle peut être considérée comme le poumon économique du pays. More info →
Madagascar: Moramanga Urban Profile (French Language Version)

Madagascar: Moramanga Urban Profile (French Language Version)

Series: Urban Profiles
Le profilage urbain consiste en une évaluation rapide des conditions de vie urbaine, afin de définir les actions à mener, en identifiant les besoins prioritaires, sur le renforcement des capacités nécessaire et sur les réponses institutionnelles possibles aux niveaux local et national. Le but de cette étude est de développer les politiques de réduction de la pauvreté urbaine aux niveaux local, régional et national, à travers une évaluation des besoins et des mécanismes de réponse, et de contribuer à la mise en oeuvre à grande échelle des Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement. More info →
Malawi: Lilongwe Urban Profile

Malawi: Lilongwe Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Lilongwe, the largest city in Malawi, became the capital and administrative City of Malawi in 1975 after relocating from Zomba. Lilongwe has witnessed a high urbanization rate ever since, accelerated by the relocation of all government head offices from Blantyre to Lilongwe from 2005. More info →
Zambia: National Urban Profile

Zambia: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Genre: Related Posts
Unsustainable migration trends in Zambia have led to high population growth in the urban areas without the accompanying improvement in infrastructure for service provision. More info →
Ethiopia: Ambo Urban Profile

Ethiopia: Ambo Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
In Ethiopia, the profiling was undertaken under the leadership of national and local authorities. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Port-Bouët (French)

Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Port-Bouët (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Port-Bouët porte le nom du commandant Bouët Villaumez qui, en 1837, fut chargé par le roi de France, Louis Philippe, de signer des traités de commerce et de protection avec des chefs côtiers. More info →
Papua New Guinea: National Urban Profile

Papua New Guinea: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Papua New Guinea 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 →
Madagascar: Manakara Urban Profile

Madagascar: Manakara Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Le profilage urbain consiste en une évaluation rapide des conditions de vie urbaine, afin de définir les actions à mener, en identifiant les besoins prioritaires, sur le renforcement des capacités nécessaire et sur les réponses institutionnelles possibles aux niveaux local et national. Le but de cette étude est de développer les politiques de réduction de la pauvreté urbaine aux niveaux local, régional et national, à travers une évaluation des besoins et des mécanismes de réponse, et de contribuer à la mise en oeuvre à grande échelle des Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement. More info →
Malawi: Blantyre Urban Profile

Malawi: Blantyre Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Blantyre City is the oldest urban centre in Malawi, established by the Scottish Missionaries in the 1870s and declared a planning area in 1897. More info →
Mozambique: National Urban Profile

Mozambique: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Mozambique, which is located on the south eastern coast of Africa, has a population of 20 million. More info →
Ethiopia: National Urban Profile

Ethiopia: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
In Ethiopia, the profiling was undertaken under the leadership of national and local authorities. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Issia (French)

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

Series: Urban Profiles
La commune d’issia est située à 368 km d’Abidjan, au centre ouest de la Côte d’ivoire, dans la région du Hautsassandra. More info →
Gambia: Banjul Urban Profile

Gambia: Banjul Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Banjul 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 →
Mauritius: Beau Bassin-Rose Hill Urban Profile

Mauritius: Beau Bassin-Rose Hill Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is a laudable effort to mobilize partners and resources in order to address urban poverty reduction. The Municipality of Beau Bassin-Rose Hill has seized the opportunity to engage itself in this multi-stakeholder process. The towns Beau Bassin and Rose Hill are twin towns in one. Rose Hill is more urbanized than Beau Bassin. More info →
Malawi: Mzuzu Urban Profile

Malawi: Mzuzu Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Mzuzu City, with a population of 133,968 and growing at 4.2 percent per annum, is one of the fastest growing cities in Malawi and is the third largest urban centre after Lilongwe and Blantyre. More info →
Tanzania: National Urban Profile

Tanzania: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The National Urban Profile focuses on the findings of a desk-study, interviews with key actors and a town consultation with key urban actors and institutions. More info →
Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – Benin

Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – Benin

The current Benin HCPD 2008/2009 is a strategic document which will help UN-HABITAT to have a coherent framework of intervention for a fruitful cooperation with Benin Government. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Boundiali (French)

Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Boundiali (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
La commune de Boundiali est le chef-lieu du département de Boundiali. More info →
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 →
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