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Documento De Programa De País
Abstract

Costa Rica is in the process of implementing its urban development planning system. Its priorities for the next two years are the improvement of urban management and decentralization processes in order to strengthen local governments; reduce the number of population living in slums, improving conditions of houses considered temporary, mobiles or in poor condition; build more infrastructure and strengthening financial systems for slum improvement and urban gentrification of the center of San Jose.

The cooperation program, between UN-Habitat and the Government of Costa Rica includes capacity building projects for risk reduction and vulnerability, and the creation of safer cities. Apart from the National and the Local governments, UN-Habitat is already working with associates like IFAM, FOMUDE, groups of Women and other UN agencies in the country.

Publication Year
2009
Authors
ISBN (Unique ID)
978-92-1-132154-8
ISBN (Unique ID Clean)
9789211321548
ISBN Series Number
978-92-1-132030-5
HS Number
1122/09E
Number of Pages
28 pages
Publisher Name
UN-Habitat