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Jamaica: Old Harbour Urban Profile

Jamaica: Old Harbour Urban Profile

The Old Harbour 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 →
Uganda: National Urban Profile

Uganda: National Urban Profile

Uganda is a landlocked country, lying astride the equator in East Central Africa occupying 241,551 square kilometres, 18 percent of which is composed of inland waters and permanent wetlands. More info →
Papua New Guinea: Goroka Urban Profile

Papua New Guinea: Goroka Urban Profile

Goroka is the administrative headquarters for the Eastern Highlands Province and it is located on the Okuk Highlands Highway. More info →
Mozambique: National Urban Profile – Portuguese

Mozambique: National Urban Profile – Portuguese

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Moçambique situa-se na costa oriental de África, é um país com uma população aproximada de 20 milhões de habitantes. Saído de uma Guerra civil devastadora em 1992, o país tem crescido a uma taxa anual de quase10%. More info →
Madagascar: ProfIl Urbain National

Madagascar: ProfIl Urbain National

Madagascar ou la république de madagascar est un pays indépendant depuis le 26 juin 1960. situé dans la partie occidentale de l’océan Indien, le pays s’étire sur 1 580 km du nord au sud et 500 km d’est en ouest. avec ses 587 000 km², c’est la cinquième plus grande île du monde. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Treichville (French)

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

Treichville est l’une des 13 communes du district d’Abidjan. More info →
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 →
Jamaica: National Urban Profile

Jamaica: National Urban Profile

The Jamaica 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 →
Uganda: Mbarara Municipality Urban Profile

Uganda: Mbarara Municipality Urban Profile

The Municipality of Mbarara is believed to have picked its name from a tall grass locally known as Emburara (Hyperemia ruffa) that covered the whole area. More info →
Papua New Guinea: Kokopo Urban Profile

Papua New Guinea: Kokopo Urban Profile

Kokopo is the main administrative, commercial and educational centre for Papua New Guinea’s East New Britain province and the New Guinea Islands region. More info →
Ethiopia: Dire Dawa Urban Profile

Ethiopia: Dire Dawa Urban Profile

It is Ethiopia's second largest city with 384 000 inhabitants and with the rapid urban growth witnessed in the city, Dire Dawa's urban population is expected to grow by nearly 50 percent by the year 2015. More info →
Trinidad and Tobago: National Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) is an accelerated and action-oriented urban assessment of needs and capacity-building gaps at the city level. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Port-Bouët (French)

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

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 →
Fiji: National Urban Profile

Fiji: National Urban Profile

Rapid Urban Sector Profiling for Sustainability. The Fiji National Urban Profile 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 →
Jamaica: Montego Bay Urban Profile

Jamaica: Montego Bay Urban Profile

The Montego Bay 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 →
Uganda: Mbale Urban Profile

Uganda: Mbale Urban Profile

Mbale is a Municipality in Mbale District in the eastern part of Uganda. It began as a commercial centre for Arab slave traders and later attracted Indian traders who had come to East Africa to build the railway line. More info →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain National du Cameroun – French Language Version

Cameroun: Profil Urbain National du Cameroun – French Language Version

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Series: Urban Profiles
Les villes camerounaises, particulièrement les plus grandes d’entre elles, sont confrontées à de nombreuses difficultés liées à la prolifération de l’habitat spontané, à l’insalubrité, à l’enclavement de certains quartiers sous intégrés, à l’insécurité, au chômage et à la montée du grand banditisme. More info →
Ethiopia: Addis Ababa Urban Profile

Ethiopia: Addis Ababa Urban Profile

Hosting 30 percent of the urban population of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia and the diplomatic centre of Africa, is one of the fastest growing cities on the continent. More info →
Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

De 7.964.705 habitants selon le recensement général de la population en 1985, la population du Burkina Faso a atteint 10.312 609 habitants selon le recensement général de la population mené en 1996. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Issia (French)

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

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 →
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