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Going Green , A Handbook of Sustainable Housing Practices in Developing Countries

Going Green , A Handbook of Sustainable Housing Practices in Developing Countries

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The housing sector is in a prime position to mitigate climate change and make environmentally-friendly cities. More info →
Guide pratique 6 : Organisations communautaires , Les pauvres en tant qu’agents du développement – French Language Version

Guide pratique 6 : Organisations communautaires , Les pauvres en tant qu’agents du développement – French Language Version

Le présent Guide pratique n°6 se penche sur la question de savoir comment les gouvernements et les décideurs politiques peuvent collaborer avec les organisations communautaires pour aborder les problèmes que connaissent les pauvres dans lese tablissements urbains et trouver des solutions viables à long terme pour répondre à leurs besoins de logement. More info →
Condominium Housing in Ethiopia

Condominium Housing in Ethiopia

Housing Practices is an ongoing series that documents the experiences of countries who are implementing large-scale affordable housing programmes. More info →
Building materials and construction technologies: Annotated UN-Habitat bibliography

Building materials and construction technologies: Annotated UN-Habitat bibliography

Summary of existing UN-HABITAT publications, reports and other documents on building materials and construction technologies. Provides readers with an overview of work undertaken by UN-HABITAT in these fields during the last two decades. Provides a general introduction and summary of each reviewed report, as well as an indication of their availability in printed and/or electronic formats. 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 →
Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Cap-Haïtien est une ville côtière située au nord d’Haïti. c’est la deuxième ville du pays après Port-au-Prince, la capitale. More info →
República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde

República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde

O presente estudo tem por objectivo traçar um Perfil do sector urbano da República de Cabo Verde com a pretensão de contribuir para o desenvolvimento de políticas de redução da pobreza urbana ao nível nacional em Cabo Verde. A elaboração do presente documento – Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde inscreve-se no quadro das acções desencadeadas pelo Ministério do Ambiente, Habitação e Ordenamento do Território – MAHOT e o Programa das Nações Unidas para os Assentamentos Humanos ONU – HABITAT no âmbito do PSUP.O PSUP (Programa Participativo de Melhoria dos Assentamentos Informais), financiado pela Comissão Europeia aos Países ACP, constitui um processo participativo de levantamento de necessidades e das lacunas em termos de capacidades institucionais de Cidades, Municípios e Concelhos dos países recobertos por esse programa. Presentemente, o PSUP está sendo implementado em 20 países africanos, de entre os quais se encontra Cabo Verde. O PSUP utiliza uma abordagem estruturada em que as intervenções prioritárias são consensualizadas através de um processo consultivo. More info →
Evictions and the rights-based approach to urban development, September 2011

Evictions and the rights-based approach to urban development, September 2011

The increase in the intensity and scale of forced evictions across the world is a trend that has to be reversed and a human rights based approach (HRBA) is key. More info →
Guide pratique 5: Le financement du logement , Les moyens d’aider les pauvres à financer leur logement – French Language Version

Guide pratique 5: Le financement du logement , Les moyens d’aider les pauvres à financer leur logement – French Language Version

L’objectif du présent Guide est de présenter certains des principaux concepts du financement du logement et de donner un bref aperçu de la façon dont un système de financement du logement fonctionne. More info →
Enabling Shelter Strategies

Enabling Shelter Strategies

Enabling shelter strategies call for a fundamental shift in the role of government, from provider to enabler of affordable housing. More info →
Report of Colloquium on Contribution of the Co-operative Sector to Housing Development

Report of Colloquium on Contribution of the Co-operative Sector to Housing Development

Summary of the Colloquium deliberations, which were focused around three main objectives, e.g. to stimulate development of the cooperative approach in the housing sector by: a) Facilitating exchange of information and experience regarding the cooperative approach in the housing sector; b) Understanding the challenges and possibilities that exist within the cooperative approach in different countries; and c) Improving co-ordination and collaboration between stakeholders in the cooperative housing sector, to encourage the development of joint activities. The report also contains the full text of the statements and papers presented at the Colloquium. 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 →
Mali : Profil Urbain De Bandiagara (French)

Mali : Profil Urbain De Bandiagara (French)

La commune urbaine de Bandiagara est le chef-lieu du cercle de Bandiagara dans la région de Mopti. 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 →
Uganda Urban Housing Sector Profile

Uganda Urban Housing Sector Profile

This profile is a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the structure and functioning of Uganda's urban housing sector. More info →
Guide pratique 4: Les expulsions , Les options possibles pour éviter la destruction des communautés urbaines pauvres

Guide pratique 4: Les expulsions , Les options possibles pour éviter la destruction des communautés urbaines pauvres

Le présent Guide pratique n° 4 étudie comment les communautés confrontées à l’expulsion se sont organisées et ont fait appel au soutien des réseaux et des institutions communautaires d’Afrique et du monde pour trouver des solutions alternatives à la destruction de leurs établissements. More info →
Urban Indigenous Peoples and Migration; A Review of Policies, Programmes and Practices

Urban Indigenous Peoples and Migration; A Review of Policies, Programmes and Practices

The material originates from an international Expert Group Meeting on Urban Indigenous Peoples and Migration held in Santiago, Chile, March 27-29, 2007. More info →
UN-HABITAT and Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (KENSUP)

UN-HABITAT and Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (KENSUP)

Kenya’s cities and towns are centres of industry, education, and culture, hosting 34 percent of the national population and generating over 65 percent of the national GDP. 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 →
Mali : Profil Urbain De Bamako (French)

Mali : Profil Urbain De Bamako (French)

Bamako est la capitale administrative, politique et économique du Mali. More info →
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