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Sustaining Urban Land Information

Sustaining Urban Land Information

This document is intended to support the development of information about land (use, access, ownership, taxation, value, transfer and development potential) in a sustainable and effective way to facilitate urban land management. This framework draws on a range of field operations by UN-Habitat and others. More info →
Solomon Islands: Auki Urban Profile

Solomon Islands: Auki Urban Profile

Urbanization has improved the standard of living for many people in the country as it often brings in greater wealth and economic opportunities for the national population. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

This series canvases the state of affordable land and housing in four regions facing major affordability difficulties: Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, and Europe and North America (member countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe). Each volume firstly explores the major trends in housing conditions, availability, quality and tenure modalities. More info →
Gender and Urban Planning

Gender and Urban Planning

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If policies to improve and enhance places are to address gender inequality, they must also take into account the issues and needs of both women and men. More info →
Solomon Islands: Honiara Urban Profile

Solomon Islands: Honiara Urban Profile

Honiara is the capital of Solomon Islands and is situated on Guadalcanal Island. It serves as the main administrative, educational and economic centre for the country. More info →
Economic Role of Cities

Economic Role of Cities

This report examines the economic role of cities. More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain De Ngozi (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain De Ngozi (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
La commune de Ngozi est située à l’ouest de la province Ngozi au nord du Burundi. More info →
Atelier régional d’apprentissage sur la sécurité d’occupation des terres et desressources naturelles (French Version)

Atelier régional d’apprentissage sur la sécurité d’occupation des terres et desressources naturelles (French Version)

Pendant l’atelier, les participants ont partagé leurs propres défis et expériences d’amélioration de l’accès des pauvres et autres population vulnérables à la sécurité de la tenure et aux ressources naturelles. La rencontre a aussi permis de discuter les bonnes pratiques, méthodes et outils existants ainsi que leurs applications dans des contextes spécifiques. More info →
Planning Urban Settlements in South Sudan

Planning Urban Settlements in South Sudan

The publication will provide text and images on the Urban Development process and serve as a guide for designing new layouts or updating existing ones. More info →
Training Needs Assessment and Training Outcome Evaluation , In and Urban Context

Training Needs Assessment and Training Outcome Evaluation , In and Urban Context

Assessing training needs and evaluating the outcomes of training are crucial, both for training providers and recipients of training, to ensure that training is effective and resources are wisely used. More info →
Training for better cities

Training for better cities

Training for better cities is a UN-Habitat practice note exploring the role of training in capacity development. More info →
Antigua and Barbuda: All Saints Urban Profile

Antigua and Barbuda: All Saints Urban Profile

The All Saints 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. More info →
Making Carbon Markets Work for Your City: A Guide for Cities in Developing Countries

Making Carbon Markets Work for Your City: A Guide for Cities in Developing Countries

There are a number of key areas of local government competencies that city officials may want to target when implementing carbon trading projects; including town and urban planning, infrastructure development, service provision, waste management, energy provisioning and transportation. More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain De Bujumbura (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain De Bujumbura (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
Bujumbura, capitale de la république du Burundi, est située à l’ouest du pays au bord du lac Tanganyika. More info →
Managing Urban Land Information , Learning from emergent practices

Managing Urban Land Information , Learning from emergent practices

The document presents literature and project document reviews, informal interviews, contributions and discussions with key stakeholders and informants. The work was conducted between 2009-10 over a period of several months. More info →
Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

This publication documents and draws lessons from the Philippines' experience in implementing alternative approaches in securing tenure for the urban poor. It also explores how these approaches can be institutionalized and ensure sustainability. More info →
Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The San Fernando 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 →
2012 حالت المدن العربية , (The State of Arab Cities 2012) Challenges of Urban Transition

2012 حالت المدن العربية , (The State of Arab Cities 2012) Challenges of Urban Transition

اتخذ العالم العربي دوراً هاماً للغاية في تاريخ عمليات التحضر، حيث تشكل هذه المنطقة منشأ الحضارة المدنية والتي شهدت أيضاً تداول المسائل الحضرية على مدى قرون عديدة. وقد تولدت عن الحضارة العربية في المناطق الحضرية بعض من أجمل المدن في العالم خلال فترة تطورها على مدى الألفية الماضية. More info →
Antigua and Barbuda: National Urban Profile

Antigua and Barbuda: National Urban Profile

The islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda make up one nation. They are situated near the centre of the Caribbean archipelago, and are part of the Lesser Antilles and Leeward Islands groupings. More info →
Malawi: Zomba Urban Profile

Malawi: Zomba Urban Profile

Under the motto of “Floriate Zomba” (Make Zomba a Flowery City) Zomba City, the first capital of Malawi up to 1975, is undergoing rejuvenation since it was declared a city in March 2008. More info →
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