In Nairobi, Mobilising Against Evictions in the Ongoing Struggle for Land

27 Sep 2012

**Cross-posted from the Muungano Support Trust Blog** By Nysanani Mbaka, MuST Kenya  Mukuru – we will not budge On Wednesday 12 September hundreds of city dwellers from the Mukuru belt, including...

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Kenya

SDI President Jockin Arputham Reports on World Urban Forum 6

21 Sep 2012

By Jockin Arputham, SDI President A large team from SDI attended the World Urban Forum in Naples, Italy in the first week of September. The delegation from India included Celine...

In Johannesburg, Communities March Against Evictions

21 Sep 2012

ISN Gauteng solidarity march from South African SDI Alliance on Vimeo. By South African SDI Alliance On Tuesday the 11th September, thousands of shack dwellers from Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni (the mining...

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South Africa

Kenya SDI Affiliate Reports on the World Urban Forum

19 Sep 2012

**Cross-posted from the MuST Kenya blog**  By Irene Karanja, MuST Kenya The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing problems facing...

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Kenya

Urban Upgrading in the Spontaneous Zones Of Ouagadougou

17 Sep 2012

By Chantal Hildebrand, SDI Secretariat Sustainability is the anthem of the generation. NGO’s have moved from projects formulated a decade ago, where a building was built or a bag of...

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Burkina Faso

Taking the Reigns: Slum Dwellers Drive the Upgrading Process in Pune, India

12 Sep 2012

By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat In March I came across Mukta Naik’s piece for Global Urbanist blog on her firm’s involvement in a project to redevelop two slum clusters in...

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India

ISN leads with “Asihambi: Land, Housing and Zero Evictions” Campaign

12 Sep 2012

**cross posted from the South African SDI Alliance website** Asihambi – we will not be moved. On Tuesday the 11th September, thousands of shack dwellers from Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni (the mining belt),...

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South Africa