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Solomon Islands: Gizo Urban Profile

Solomon Islands: Gizo Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Urbanization has improved the standard of living of many people in the Solomon Islands as it often brings in greater wealth and economic opportunities for the national population. More info →
Solomon Islands: Auki Urban Profile

Solomon Islands: Auki Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Urbanization has improved the standard of living for many people in the country as it often brings in greater wealth and economic opportunities for the national population. More info →
Antigua and Barbuda: National Urban Profile

Antigua and Barbuda: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda make up one nation. They are situated near the centre of the Caribbean archipelago, and are part of the Lesser Antilles and Leeward Islands groupings. More info →
Kenya: National Urban Profile

Kenya: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Kenya Urban Sector Study is a rapid appraisal of the urban sector needs in Kenya. More info →
Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Urban Profile

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
In Tanzania, the profiling was undertaken under the principal leadership of Professor B.B.K. Majani, of the University College of Lands and Architectural Studies (UCLAS), and national and local authorities. More info →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Yaoundé (French)

Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Yaoundé (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Les actuelles frontières du Cameroun résultent des vicissitudes de la conquête coloniale et des rivalités entre l’Allemagne, l’Angleterre et la France ; aussi, ce pays estil composé de régions très diverses et de populations très différentes. More info →
República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade da Praia

República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade da Praia

Series: Urban Profiles
A elaboração do presente documento – Perfil Urbano da Cidade da Praia-, inscreve-se no quadro das acções desencadeadas pela ONU- HABITAT através do Gabinete Regional para a África (BRA). Constitui objecto desta iniciativa a dotação da capital do país de um instrumento referencial participativo de intervenção urbana, baseado num diagnóstico rápido e transversal da situação urbana prevalecente que aponta, não só, os resultados e progressos alcançados no processo de promoção e desenvolvimento socioeconómico da cidade, como ainda, apresenta um conjunto de fichas de projectos cujas acções possam contribuir para a melhoria das capacidades institucionais de gestão da oferta de respostas ajustadas às reais e manifestas insuficiências emergentes do diagnóstico. More info →
Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Lautoka 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: Port Louis Urban Profile

Mauritius: Port Louis Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Urban Profiling is an accelerated and action oriented urban assessment of needs and capacity building gaps at national and local level. It is currently being implemented in over 20 countries in Africa, the Carribean and the Pacific. More info →
Gambia: Kanifing Urban Profile

Gambia: Kanifing Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The urban profiling in Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) 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 →
Kenya: Nairobi Urban Profile

Kenya: Nairobi Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
Nairobi has the highest growth rates per annum compared to the other growth rates in Africa. More info →
Tanzania: Bagamoyo Urban Profile

Tanzania: Bagamoyo Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
In Tanzania, the profiling was undertaken under the principal leadership of Professor B.B.K. Majani, of the University College of Lands and Architectural Studies (UCLAS), and national and local authorities. More info →
Cameroun: Profil De Ville de Kribi (French)

Cameroun: Profil De Ville de Kribi (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Le but du profil régional du secteur urbain est de contribuer à l’élaboration et à l’exécution de la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté en milieu urbain aux niveaux local, national et sous-régional. More info →
República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde

República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde

Series: Urban Profiles
O presente estudo tem por objectivo traçar um Perfil do sector urbano da República de Cabo Verde com a pretensão de contribuir para o desenvolvimento de políticas de redução da pobreza urbana ao nível nacional em Cabo Verde. A elaboração do presente documento – Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde inscreve-se no quadro das acções desencadeadas pelo Ministério do Ambiente, Habitação e Ordenamento do Território – MAHOT e o Programa das Nações Unidas para os Assentamentos Humanos ONU – HABITAT no âmbito do PSUP. O PSUP (Programa Participativo de Melhoria dos Assentamentos Informais), financiado pela Comissão Europeia aos Países ACP, constitui um processo participativo de levantamento de necessidades e das lacunas em termos de capacidades institucionais de Cidades, Municípios e Concelhos dos países recobertos por esse programa. Presentemente, o PSUP está sendo implementado em 20 países africanos, de entre os quais se encontra Cabo Verde. O PSUP utiliza uma abordagem estruturada em que as intervenções prioritárias são consensualizadas através de um processo consultivo. More info →
Haïti: Profil Urbain de Milot (French Language Version)

Haïti: Profil Urbain de Milot (French Language Version)

Series: Urban Profiles
Milot est une commune située au nord de Haïti. C’est l'une des communes du pays la plus visitée par les touristes haïtiens et étrangers. En 2004, sa population a atteint plus de 28 000 habitants pour une superficie de 76,41 km2, soit une densité égale à 345 hab/km2. More info →
Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The San Fernando 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 →
Gambia: National Urban Profile

Gambia: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The urban population in The Gambia stood at 53 percent of the total ppulation in 2003. More info →
Kenya: Mavoko Urban Profile

Kenya: Mavoko Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
Mavoko is situated in Machakos District some 25 km south east of Nairobi. More info →
Ghana: Accra Urban Profile

Ghana: Accra Urban Profile

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

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

Series: Urban Profiles
La commune d’Abobo est l’une des 13 communes constituant le district d’Abidjan. More info →
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