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Jamaica: May Pen Urban Profile

Jamaica: May Pen Urban Profile

The May Pen 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: Kitgum Urban Profile

Uganda: Kitgum Urban Profile

Kitgum Town is located in Chua County and is bordered by Labongo Layamo to the west and north and Labongo Amida to the east and south. The town is steadily recovering from a long civil war and its growth is mainly as a result of its close proximity to Sudan which has enabled a lot of cross border business. More info →
Papua New Guinea: Port Moresby Urban Profile

Papua New Guinea: Port Moresby Urban Profile

Port Moresby is the capital city of Papua New Guinea and is the administrative, commercial and educational centre of the country. More info →
Niger: Profil Urbain de Mirriah

Niger: Profil Urbain de Mirriah

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Series: Urban Profiles
Le profil national est la synthèse des conclusions d’un bureau d’études, d’entretiens avec les acteurs clés et d’informations communiquées par les autorités. More info →
Eritrea: National and Cities Urban Profile

Eritrea: National and Cities Urban Profile

Urban Profiling is an assessment of needs and capacity building gaps at the city level. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abobo (French)

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

La commune d’Abobo est l’une des 13 communes constituant le district d’Abidjan. More info →
República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade dos Espargos, Ilha do Sal

República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade dos Espargos, Ilha do Sal

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Series: Urban Profiles
O objectivo do presente Perfil do Sector Urbano é contribuir para o desenvolvimento da política de redução da pobreza urbana a nível nacional em Cabo Verde. Enquadra-se no programa da ONU- Habitat de cooperação com o Ministério do Ambiente, Habitação e Ordenamento do Território, MAHOT. Ele é realizado mediante uma avaliação das necessidades e dos mecanismos de resposta no quadro de uma contribuição à implementação dos Objectivos do Desenvolvimento do Milénio (ODM).A política será orientada para apoiar as actividades compreendendo o reforço das capacidades, o plaidoyer, a gestão do saber assim como as actividades operacionais. A abordagem baseia-se nos TDR estandardizados do Perfil do Sector Urbano desenvolvidos pela Comissão Europeia (CE) e já implementadas pela ONU HABITAT em outros países. Além disso, uma análise e uma consulta nacional serão realizadas para buscar um consenso sobre os temas e as questões nacionais e sobre os mecanismos de resposta More info →
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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Series: Urban Profiles
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 →
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