Pineapple Studios: SDI at 2012 AAPS All Schools Conference in Nairobi

26 Oct 2012

By Skye Dobson, SDI Uganda & Secretariat  There were a number of comments from professors at the AAPS Conference in Nairobi (October 16-18) about the name that should be given...

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Uganda

Harare Mayor Celebrates UN Habitat Award with Slum Dwellers

23 Oct 2012

By the Zimbabwe Homeless People's Federation & Dialogue on Shelter Unlike the previous global urban meetings, WUF6 will be remembered with a difference by the Zimbabweans. At this year’s World...

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Zimbabwe

Sheela Patel attends IMF AGM in Tokyo

19 Oct 2012

Sheela Patel at the Annual General Meeting of the International Monetary Fund, held in Tokyo last week.  Pictured: Far Right, Sheela Patel (Chair of SDI). Next to her Jim Yong Kim...

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India

Announcing the SDI 2011/12 Annual Report

17 Oct 2012

SDI is happy to annouce our 2011/12 Annual Report, a reflection of where SDI has grown to over the past 25 years. This includes a discussion of SDI's practices for...

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Zimbabwe

In Tanzania, Reaching the Wider Community Through Improved Sanitation

12 Oct 2012

By the Tanzanian Urban Poor Federation with the support of the Center for Community Initiatives (CCI) Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania with an estimated population of...

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Tanzania

Waterborne | Water & Sanitation in Slovo Park, South Africa

11 Oct 2012

Waterborne from Pretoria Picture Company Inc. on Vimeo. **Cross posted from SA SDI Alliance Blog**    Watch this documentary film by the Pretoria Picture Company Inc. on the changing dynamics...

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South Africa

Relocation & Rehabilitation in Mumbai

09 Oct 2012

**Cross-posted from SPARC's CityWatchINDIA blog** What is Relocation and Rehabilitation (R&R)? Whenever people are being continuously evicted from their land by the government or some other national or corporate authority,...

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India

SDI at World Urban Forum 6: Making Space for the Urban Poor

01 Oct 2012

By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat In early September a large delegation from SDI attended the World Urban Forum in Naples, Italy. The weeklong event was attended by virtually all...

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Zimbabwe