For a better Mumbai, fix the slums first ...

27 Jul 2016

This article was first published in The Hindu.  By Jockin Arputham The government has plenty...

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India

Tackling the Challenge of Sanitation in South ...

20 Jun 2016

Cross posted from the SA SDI Alliance website By Ava Rose Hoffman (on behalf of...

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South Africa

Profiling and Mapping for Alternative Slum Up ...

10 Nov 2015

[caption id="attachment_1378" align="alignnone" width="480"] Mtatu B, one of the clusters in Kiandutu Informal settlement.[/caption] **This...

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Kenya

"I have an erection... of the heart." ...

29 Jun 2015

Photos by Herbert Kalungu, ACTogether Uganda By Skye Dobson That get your attention? Yes, well it...

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Uganda

Launch of Upgrading at Flamingo Crescent with ...

23 Feb 2015

**Cross posted from the SA SDI Alliance blog** Authored by CORC “People said Flamingo Crescent...

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South Africa

Without Power: Mumbai's Pavement Dwellers

04 Dec 2014

With no electricity, kids study under a street light at night.  **Cross-posted from the SPARC/MM/NSDF blog** If you can read this, you’re not affected. For most urban dwellers electricity is...

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India

In Situ Upgrading and Accessible Cities

09 Oct 2014

Accessible and inclusive cities demand systems and policies that provide the poor with equal access to the social, economic, and service benefits of the formal city. Relocation to the periphery...

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"Sanitation and Shelter for Everyone" Says SDI President Jockin

07 Oct 2014

**Cross posted from The Hindu** By Aparna Karthikeyan Sanitation and shelter are for everyone, says Jockin Arputham, the Mumbai-based activist who has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize....

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No More Kid Mangwangwa

07 May 2014

Both India and South Africa are voting today in parliamentary elections. But change is not something that comes about every four or five years at the ballot box. The real...

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South Africa

Well-Run Cities Are Resilient: The Importance of Responsive Relationships B ...

17 Feb 2014

By Caroline Walker, SDI Secretariat  “Time and again, those who have the least lose the most”[1] Solutions to major challenges that have become exacerbated by climate change are often found...

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Philippines

Community-Driven Solutions to Climate Change

11 Nov 2013

Edith Samia of the National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda being interviewed at the Local Climate Solutions for Africa (LOCS) conference.  By Mara Forbes, SDI Secretariat  “Climate change is improving...

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