In Uganda, Savings and Upgrading Go Hand-in-Hand

14 Dec 2011

Video source: ICMAvideos  The International City Managemement Association (ICMA) has partnered with Cities Alliance, the Government of Uganda and the Uganda SDI alliance on a project that seeks to transform...

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Uganda

Knowing What They Have and Expressing What They Want

09 Dec 2011

**Cross-posted from Homeless People's Federation of the Philippines (HPFP) Blog**  ILOILO CITY- Social preparatory activities such as the Social Mapping and Dream House Workshop are among the capacity building activities supported by...

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Philippines

In the Spirit of Jubilee: Marking Kenya's 50 Years of Independence

09 Dec 2011

**Cross posted from Muungano Support Trust blog** The Republic of Kenya, precisely the county of Nairobi, has for the past 48years had a crisis of inequality (unequal distribution of resources). Over...

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Kenya

Partnerships for change: New approaches to financing informal settlement upg ...

08 Dec 2011

Crossposted from CORC Blog By Walter Fieuw, CORC, and Vernon Bowers, Stellenbosch Municipality The creation of a new Urban Poor Fund was the highlight of the event: The community contributed...

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South Africa

Strengthening Civil Society Voices on Urban Poverty

07 Dec 2011

The Indian SDI Alliance, SPARC-NSDF-Mahila Milan, alongside long-standing partner PRIA initiated events in various states in India to seek deeper community participation on government poverty linked programs in cities. Participants...

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India

Historic enumerations to begin in Uganda

28 Feb 2011

ENUMERATION AND PROFILING OF SLUM SETTLEMENTS IN KAMPALA CITYUganda's urban population is estimated at 5 million people (2009) of which 60% live in slums; Uganda is targeting to uplift the...

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Uganda

Zimbabwe federation holds forum, Southern African hub meets

28 Feb 2011

By George Masimba, Dialogue on ShelterThe Zimbabwean Alliance hosted the second National Forum whose theme was ‘strengthening our process through savings’. The Forum which was held in the Midlands Province...

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Zimbabwe

Solving the land information gap through GIS

21 Feb 2011

By Jack Makau, SDI secretariatTraditionally land information held by most governments (certainly all developing world governments) is stored in cadastral formats. What this means is that governments store records of...

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Uganda