FEDUP celebrates two decades with a house opening in Orange Farm

30 Mar 2012

Photo: Gauteng Province Department Local Government and Housing **Cross-posted from the CORC Blog** By FEDUP & uTshani Fund  The Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP) and the uTshani Fund are...

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South Africa

The Beginnings of Enlightened Planning?

19 Mar 2012

By Skye Dobson, SDI Secretariat In a previous piece on the Makerere/SDI partnership in Uganda, Noah Schermbrucker, questioned the sources of knowledge that guide urban planning. In this second installment...

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Uganda

The Zabaleen of Cairo

14 Mar 2012

By Celine D'Cruz, SDI Secretariat  Zabaleen is Arabic for Garbage People.  Our visit to Cairo in late January 2012 was planned on the invitation of Ezzat Naem Gunn, a leader...

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India

Learning from Community Professors in Uganda

07 Mar 2012

By Noah Schermbrucker, SDI Secretariat “In communities we know the number of settlements, services and origins of the people. We know how they spend their money and how they would...

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Uganda

MORE FIRE! Deputy Minister visits Mshini Wam and Siyahlala settlements in Jo ...

01 Mar 2012

**Cross-Posted from CORC blog** By Walter Fieuw, CORC On Thursday 23 February 2012, while South Africa were debating the implications of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech, another group was...

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South Africa