Jubilee Slum Campaign: Secure Tenure & Improved Lives

11 Dec 2012

The Jubilee Slum Campaign March | 8 December 2012  **Cross-posted from Muungano Support Trust Blog**  By Nyasani Mbaka The Biblical formulation of the jubilee principle denotes: “and thou shalt number...

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Kenya

Diary on Relocation: Leaving Water Street

05 Dec 2012

By SPARC-MM-NSDF, India  This document is the first entry in a diary of events that unfolded in the first week of November 2012 when several breakthroughs in negotiations between Milan...

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India

Ulwazi ngamandla! People’s power in the age of the informal

21 Feb 2012

**cross-posted from the CORC blog** By Walter Fieuw, CORC On a hot Cape Town morning, across the road from where Democracy Mini Market in Joe Slovo Park is located, a...

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Young Leaders Explore Issues of Youth & Land with GLTN and UN-Habitat

10 Feb 2012

By Sizwe Mxobo, CORC Kholeka Xuza, a community leader from Langrug settlement outside Stellenbosch, and myself, a young professional from Cape Town, South Africa, met at Cape Town International Airport...

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South Africa

Diary from Mumbai: Part III

09 Feb 2012

By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat  It is nearing the end of my stay in Mumbai, and I know I am going to miss this city as soon as I...

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India

Diary from Mumbai: Part II

06 Feb 2012

By: Ariana K MacPherson, SDI Secretariat  We left the city in an early morning haze of pollution and sunrise, making our way through flat green valleys and into Western Ghat...

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India

Changing the Rules of the Game

01 Feb 2012

Water Kiosk, Kosovo Village, Mathare, Nairobi Kenya By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariat Cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, so often exclude the poor from the political decision-making and financial...

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South Africa