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Ethiopia: National Urban Profile

Ethiopia: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
In Ethiopia, the profiling was undertaken under the leadership of national and local authorities. More info →
Land, Property and Housing in Somalia

Land, Property and Housing in Somalia

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Land, Property, and Housing in Somalia is a detailed and comprehensive report that focuses on the Somali legal frameworks and institutional systems relating to land and on the historical background of the current landholding and ownership patterns in Somalia. More info →
Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management

Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management

It is crystal clear that, in addition to clean air, the well-being of our planet also requires that water, wastewater and the resulting biosolids (sludge) need to be managed more seriously, and in a focused, coordinated and cooperative manner. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 5; HOUSING FINANCE. Ways to help the poor pay for housing

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 5; HOUSING FINANCE. Ways to help the poor pay for housing

This Quick Guide introduces some of the key concepts of formal housing finance and an overview of how both the formal and informal systems of delivering housing finance work especially with regard to the urban poor. More info →
Gender in Local Government – A sourcebook for Trainers

Gender in Local Government – A sourcebook for Trainers

Local governments are increasingly realizing the importance and benefits of addressing gender equality and equity in their decision making, policies, programmes and services. Many are rising to the challenge. More info →
UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Nigeria

UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Nigeria

The Habitat Country Programme Document for Nigeria outlines the main objectives and priorities for UN-HABITAT. More info →
Garowe – first steps towards strategic urban planning

Garowe – first steps towards strategic urban planning

The publication contains the spatial analysis of Garowe, the capital city of the Puntland State of Somalia. More info →
Housing Finance Mechanisms in Peru

Housing Finance Mechanisms in Peru

This report examines the nature and scope of the housing problem in Peru. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 1; URBANIZATION. The Role the poor play in urban development

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 1; URBANIZATION. The Role the poor play in urban development

This Quick Guide 1 looks at some of the current trends in urbanization in Asia, including urban-rural migration, the links between Qurbanization and poverty and the state of formal and informal housing in the context of urbanization. More info →
Governance Reform from Below: Multilevel Politics and the ‘New Deal’ Campaign in Toronto, Canada

Governance Reform from Below: Multilevel Politics and the ‘New Deal’ Campaign in Toronto, Canada

Since the year 2000 the City of Toronto, Canada's most populous municipality, has mounted a sustained, high-profile campaign to ensure the devolution of more powers and resources from its provincial and federal counterparts. More info →
UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Ghana

UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Ghana

The UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document for Ghana outlines the main objectives and priorities of UN-HABITAT. In collaboration with the Government and other United Nations Agencies, the overall aim of this UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document is to promote the HABITAT Agenda. More info →
Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

This publication, which focuses on natural and human-made disasters, is the third of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Housing Finance Systems In South Africa

Housing Finance Systems In South Africa

This report examines the housing finance mechanisms in South Africa. More info →
Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento stratégico , Volume 3

Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento stratégico , Volume 3

Este manual é o primeiro volume da série Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local (DEL) através de Planejamento Estratégico. More info →
Promoting Biodiversity In and Around the Lake Victoria Basin

Promoting Biodiversity In and Around the Lake Victoria Basin

This Working Paper critically assesses the potential role of local authorities in promoting biodiversity conservation in the Lake Victoria Cities within the existing global framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity. More info →
Espacio Publico Y Derecho A La Ciudad , La política de espacio público físico y la venta informal en Bogotá

Espacio Publico Y Derecho A La Ciudad , La política de espacio público físico y la venta informal en Bogotá

La generación, administración, utilización, mantenimiento, recuperación, conservaci ón y protección del espacio público físico es un aspecto clave en la calidad de vida de los habitantes de una ciudad y, por tanto, de la gobernabilidad de ésta. More info →
Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

This publication, which focuses on security of tenure and forced evictions, is the second of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Housing Finance Mechanisms in Indonesia

Housing Finance Mechanisms in Indonesia

This report examines the nature and scope of the housing problem, the housing sector and the financial sector in Indonesia. More info →
Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 4

Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 4

Now more than ever, local governments are at the forefront of responding to growing social, economic and environmental challenges. More info →
Secure Land Rights for All

Secure Land Rights for All

This publication on Secure Land Rights for All demonstrates how secure land rights are particularly important in helping to reverse three types of phenomena: gender discrimination; social exclusion of vulnerable groups; and wider social and economic inequalities linked to inequitable and insecure rights to land. More info →
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