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Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 4 – Action Guide: action ideas and case studies

Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 4 – Action Guide: action ideas and case studies

The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. More info →
UN-HABITAT’S strategy for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goal 7 target 11

UN-HABITAT’S strategy for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goal 7 target 11

This paper gives an overall vision of the strategy that has been adopted by UN-HABITAT to ensure that all the relevant Millennium Development Goals, generally, and the goals that target directly the urban poor, more specifically, become an integral part of the priorities and actions of its different organizational units. More info →
Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 3 – Toolkit: tools to support the planning process

Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 3 – Toolkit: tools to support the planning process

The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. More info →
Operational Activities Report 2005

Operational Activities Report 2005

his report describes UN-HABITAT’s projects in the over 50 countries in which they are currently active. More info →
Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning:The Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 2 – Manual: LED concepts and a 10-step planning process
Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Adequate Housing: A Global Overview United Nations Housing Rights Programme, Report No. 7

Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Adequate Housing: A Global Overview United Nations Housing Rights Programme, Report No. 7

A preliminary effort to identify whether, and to what extent, indigenous peoples enjoy the right to adequate housing in different regions of the world. More info →
Shared Tenure Options for Women

Shared Tenure Options for Women

Security of Tenure is one of the cornerstones of Millennium Development Goal 7 on the improvement of the lives of slum dwellers, and is the main focus of the Global Campaign for Secure Tenure More info →
Good policies and enabling legislation for attaining MDGs: a methodology for participatory review and assessment

Good policies and enabling legislation for attaining MDGs: a methodology for participatory review and assessment

UN-HABITAT, through the Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme, has implemented a pilot project to document some outstanding urban policies and laws. More info →
Housing and Property Rights – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro

Housing and Property Rights – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro

The hardships that have confronted the people of former Yugoslavia throughout the past decade have been unprecedented in post-World War II Europe. More info →
Financing Urban Shelter – Global Report on Human Settlements

Financing Urban Shelter – Global Report on Human Settlements

Financing Urban Shelter presents the first global assessment of housing finance systems, placing shelter and urban development challenges within the overall context of macroeconomic policies. The report describes and analyzes housing finance conditions and trends in all regions of the world, including formal housing finance mechanisms, microfinance and community funding, highlighting their relevance to the upgrading of slums. Recent policy developments in the area of shelter finance are discussed at the international and national levels. The report also examines policy directions that could be taken to strengthen shelter finance systems, particularly with respect to realizing the Millennium Declaration target of improving the lives of slum dwellers. More info →
72 Questions courantes sur les budgets participatifs (Francais)

72 Questions courantes sur les budgets participatifs (Francais)

Le présent Manuel de questions courantes se propose d’apporter une réponse directe et pratique à la question générale de savoir quel est le meilleur moyen d’exécuter un budget participatif. More info →
Situation Analysis of informal settlements in Kisumu

Situation Analysis of informal settlements in Kisumu

The Situation Analysis is a collaborative effort between the Municipal Council of Kisumu (MCK), Government of Kenya (GoK) and the United Nation Human Settlement Programme (UN-HABITAT). More info →
Financing Urban Shelter (Abridged Edition GRHS 2005- Arabic language version)

Financing Urban Shelter (Abridged Edition GRHS 2005- Arabic language version)

This publication is a abridged edition of Financing Urban Shelter: Gobal Report on Human Settlements 2005 More info →
Cities Development Strategies for Improved Urban Environment and Poverty Reduction: In the Lake Victoria Region

Cities Development Strategies for Improved Urban Environment and Poverty Reduction: In the Lake Victoria Region

The publication is a documentation of the process, achievements and lessons learnt in the development of city development strategies for cities in Phase I of the Lake Victoria City Development Strategies initiative. More info →
A Guidebook for Local Catchment Management in Cities

A Guidebook for Local Catchment Management in Cities

The Guidebook on Management of Local Catchments in Cities provides an insight of the principles and practices as required for urban. More info →
为城市低收入人群的住房筹措资金全球人类住区报告2005 (GRHS 2005)

为城市低收入人群的住房筹措资金全球人类住区报告2005 (GRHS 2005)

融资城市住房提出了住房融资系统的第一次全球性的评估,将宏观经济政策的总体框架内住房和城市发展的挑战。 More info →
Kenya: National Urban Profile

Kenya: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Kenya Urban Sector Study is a rapid appraisal of the urban sector needs in Kenya. More info →
Urbanization Challenges In Sub-Saharan Africa

Urbanization Challenges In Sub-Saharan Africa

The report is highlighting the priorities to intervene in the fastest urbanizing region of the world. More info →
Kenya: Nairobi Urban Profile

Kenya: Nairobi Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
Nairobi has the highest growth rates per annum compared to the other growth rates in Africa. More info →
Blue Drop Series on Rainwater Harvesting and Utilisation – Book 3:Project Managers and implemetation Agency

Blue Drop Series on Rainwater Harvesting and Utilisation – Book 3:Project Managers and implemetation Agency

The Blue Drop Series on Water Harvesting and Utilization is divided into three and each one has a specific target group- policy makers, beneficiaries and capacity and implementing agencies. More info →
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