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Cuba

  • Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 1,318,221
  • Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 3 projects
  • Main donors: Spain, COSUDE (Swiss Agency) and the NGO Volver a la Gente.
  • Implementing partners: national and local governments, governmental and legislative institutions, universities and civil society organization

With the ongoing changes in the housing sector in Cuba UN-Habitat has carried out activities in the housing sector in Pinar del Rio, Holguín and LasTunas.

General information

Capital: Havana

Major cities: Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Camagüey, Holguín, Santa Clara, Guantánamo, Bayamo

UN-Habitat projects in Cuba

Contribution to the Systematization of Housing Recuperation Experience in 3 Provinces in Cuba

  • Duration: 3 years (Nov 2009 – Dec 2012)
  • Value: US$ 270,162
  • Donor: Spain
  • Location: Pinar del Rio, Holguín and Las Tunas
  • Implementing partners: Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment (MINCEX), National Housing Institute (INV), AECID, INV municipal and provincial offices, social construction brigades,the National Civil Defense general staff

 

Cuba-Colombia South-South Cooperation: Improving citizen capacities in their participation in climate change adoption processes and risk reduction in Columbia and Cuba

Improving citizen capacities in their participation in climate change adoption processes and risk reduction in Columbia and Cuba

  • Duration: 2.5 years (Jun 2011 – Dec 2013)
  • Value: US$ 294,607
  • Donor: Corporacion Volver a la Gente
  • Location: Bayamo, Bartolomé Masó, Holguín, Mayarí, Santa Clara, Cienfuegos and Cruces.
  • Implementing partners: Corporacion Volver a la Gente, National Housing Institute (INV), Physical Planning Institute (IPF), National Assembly and eight municipalities (Popular councils), Municipality delegations of environment (CITMA), Comprehensive Development of Havana City Group (GDIC), Universities and Research Center, MANUD, UNDP

 

Support to transformations of the Housing Sector in Cuba

To contribute to the transformation of the housing sector in Cuba through the policy, cognitive, technical, normative and financial support to the integral and sustainable management model of habitat in the housing process.

  • Duration: 5 years (Jun 2012 to May 2017)
  • Value: US$ 753,452
  • Donor: COSUDE – Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la Cooperacion
  • Location: Pinar del Rio, Holguín and Las Tunas
  • Implementing partners: National Housing Institute, Provincial and Municipal Governments and the Cuban Congress’ Industry and Construction Commission
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