Financing for Resilient and Green Urban Solutions in Mombasa, Kenya

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This report: Financing for Resilient and Green Urban Solutions in Mombasa, Kenya examines the status of housing and urban infrastructure and how much investment is needed. The assessment particularly considered the status of housing finance instruments and costs, as well as the roles of local and national governments in facilitating investments.

Financing for Resilient and Green Urban Solutions in Cebu, Philippines

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This report: Financing for Resilient and Green Urban Solutions in Cebu, Philippines examines the status of housing and urban infrastructure and how much investment is needed. The assessment particularly considered the status of housing finance instruments and costs, as well as the roles of local and national governments in facilitating investments.

Urban October Report 2018

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Every October UN-Habitat and partners organize a month of activities, events and discussions on urban sustainability. In 2018 Urban October celebrations began with World Habitat Day on 1 October on the theme of Municipal Solid Waste Management. The global observance was hosted by the Government of Kenya in Nairobi. Urban October ended with the World Cities Day global observance being celebrated in Liverpool, United Kingdom on 31 October with the theme Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities.

Urban October 2018 - Report - Summary version

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Every October UN-Habitat and partners organize a month of activities, events and discussions on urban sustainability. In 2018 Urban October began with World Habitat Day on 1 October on the theme of Municipal Solid Waste Management, with the global observance co-hosted by the  Government of Kenya in Nairobi. It ended with the World Cities Day global observance being celebrated in Liverpool, United Kingdom on 31 October with the theme Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities.

“Pro-poor solid waste management” - Marijk Huysman, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies

Marijk Huysman bases her lecture on the importance of accessible and effective urban waste collection services for public health, environmental conditions, productivity and aesthetics of cities. Yet evidence shows that waste services are often failing poor people. She argues that long before the concept of green growth was embraced as an urban development trend, informal waste workers have made a significant economic and environmental contribution to urban centers and also provides a source of income for millions of people worldwide.

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Kibera: Integrated Water Sanitation and Waste Management Project

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This book documents the processes, challenges and related successes of a pilot project on slum upgrading in Soweto East villages of Kibera informal settlement, Nairobi. As a post project intervention assessment report, it focuses on distilling lessons learnt and best practices with a view of informing future strategies and policy decisions on slum upgrading interventions for similar urban settlements in any part of the world.