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    Housing rights, housing policy, housing strategy
    Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

    Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

    Le profil du secteur du logement au Sénégal est une analyse complète du secteur du logement urbain, avec un regard concentre sur l'identification de ses points forts et faiblesses. Le profil contribue à la création d'un cadre devant permettre la provision d'un logement convenable pour tous. More info →
    Gambia: National Urban Profile

    Gambia: National Urban Profile

    The urban population in The Gambia stood at 53 percent of the total ppulation in 2003. More info →
    Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

    Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

    This Quick Guide 4 explores how communities facing eviction have organized themselves, and drawn on the support of community-based networks and institutions in Africa and globally to find alternatives to the destruction of their settlements. More info →
    Quick Guides for Policy Makers 4 EVICTION: Alternatives to the whole-scale destruction of urban poor communities

    Quick Guides for Policy Makers 4 EVICTION: Alternatives to the whole-scale destruction of urban poor communities

    This Quick Guide explores several practicable and replicable alternatives to evictions which are being tested, refined and scaled up by governments, community groups and support institutions in Asia. More info →
    Rental Housing: An essential option for the urban poor in developing countries

    Rental Housing: An essential option for the urban poor in developing countries

    Demonstrates that most arguments leading to the current bias against rental housing are highly flawed. Argues for more tenure-neutral housing policies, and urges governments to modify regulatory frameworks, develop credit programmes and other forms of assistance to support housing production, with a view to creating more rental housing and to improve the existing stock. 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 →
    Accessibility of Housing. A Handbook of Inclusive Affordable Housing Solutions for Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons

    Accessibility of Housing. A Handbook of Inclusive Affordable Housing Solutions for Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons

    This handbook aims to bridge the existing gap between the needs and rights of persons with disabilities and older persons with slum upgrading, reconstruction, large-scale affordable and social housing programmes. More info →
    Building Sustainability Assessment and Benchmarking
    République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French Language Version)

    République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French Language Version)

    Pointe-Noire est une ville de la République du Congo située au centre-ouest de l'Afrique sur la façade atlantique. Du fait de l'activité pétrolière et de son port en eau profonde, elle peut être considérée comme le poumon économique du pays. More info →
    Gambia: Brikama Urban Profile

    Gambia: Brikama Urban Profile

    The urban profiling in Brikama consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at the local and national level. More info →
    Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

    Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

    This Quick Guide 3 looks at the different forms of land tenure which operate in African cities and examines some of the problems and benefits of these different land tenure systems. More info →
    Quick Guides for Policy Makers 7; RENTAL HOUSING. A much neglected housing option for the poor

    Quick Guides for Policy Makers 7; RENTAL HOUSING. A much neglected housing option for the poor

    This Quick Guide reviews the characteristics of rental housing markets and how they function. More info →
    Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

    Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

    Cities in a Globalizing World presents a comprehensive review of the world’s cities and analyses the positive and negative impacts on human settlements of global trends towards social and economic integration. 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 →
    Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

    Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

    Dayactrika iyo horumarinta Kaabayasha dhaqaalaha dagaalada kadib More info →
    Sustainable Housing Reconstruction in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
    Gambia: Banjul Urban Profile

    Gambia: Banjul Urban Profile

    The Banjul 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 →
    A Practical Guide for Conducting Housing Profiles – Revised Version

    A Practical Guide for Conducting Housing Profiles – Revised Version

    A practical guide to conducting comprehensive national housing profiles with a direct objective of understanding the housing sector, while offering evidence-based data to inform policy reform. More info →
    Quick Guide 2: Low-income Housing

    Quick Guide 2: Low-income Housing

    This Quick Guide 2 describes several ways of addressing low-income housing in African cities at the programme and project level. More info →
    Quick Guides for Policy Makers 2; LOW-INCOME HOUSING. Approaches to help the urban poor find adequate accomodation
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