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Empowering Squatter Citizen

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Author: Diana Mitlin
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849771103
Size: 18.75 MB
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Category : Architecture
Languages : en
Pages : 336
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by Diana Mitlin, Empowering Squatter Citizen Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Empowering Squatter Citizen books, With the rapid growth in urban poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America, most cities now have 30 to 60 per cent of their population living in shanty towns. The civil and political rights of these people are either ignored or constantly contravened. They face multiple deprivations, including hunger, long hours working for inadequate incomes; illness, injury and premature deaths that arise from dangerous living conditions and inadequate water supplies, sanitation and healthcare. Many face the constant threat of eviction and other forms of violence. None of these problems can be addressed without local changes, and Empowering Squatter Citizen contends that urban poverty is underpinned by the failure of national governments and aid agencies to support local processes. It makes the case for redirecting support to local organizations, whether governmental, non-governmental or grassroots. . The book includes case studies of innovative government organizations (in Thailand, Mexico, Philippines and Nicaragua) and community-driven processes (in India, South Africa, Pakistan and Brazil), which illustrate more effective approaches to urban poverty reduction. Such approaches include strengthening the organizations of the poor and homeless so that they are accountable to their members, are able to develop their own solutions and have more capacity to negotiate with the institutions that are meant to deliver infrastructure, services, credit and land for housing. Such support for local processes is crucial for meeting the Millennium Development Goals in urban areas.




Alternatives Journal

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Size: 50.69 MB
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Category : Environmental policy
Languages : en
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Environment Planning

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Size: 37.30 MB
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Category : City Planning
Languages : en
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Environment And Planning

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Size: 53.80 MB
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Category : Policy sciences
Languages : en
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Thirty Years Of World Bank Shelter Lending

Thirty Years of World Bank Shelter Lending PDF
Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821365779
Size: 37.95 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 117
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by World Bank, Thirty Years Of World Bank Shelter Lending Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Thirty Years Of World Bank Shelter Lending books, "Thirty Years of World Bank Shelter Lending : What Have We Learned? reviews how $16 billion of World Bank shelter assistance lending since the 1970s - 278 loans to more than 90 countries - has performed and how the policy environment for such lending has evolved. While shelter projects have performed quite well according to independent evaluations, this review identifies lessons learned and makes a number of recommendations for how the World Bank should respond to increasing demand for shelter assistance. This book will be of special interest to urban development specialists, economic policy makers, and land policy administrators."--Résumé de l'éditeur.




Geographica Helvetica

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Size: 31.50 MB
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Category : Ethnology
Languages : de
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