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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 →
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 →
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