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January 2023

Context and backgroundTypical of an urban character, constant population growth in Enugu necessitated the need to provide adequate housing to the teeming population. In addition to the housing provision, a decent mass housing project was developed through proper spatial planning.

Manuals & Guidelines
June 2022
South America

A Conferência Popular pelo Direito à Cidade é resultado deste novo momento das lutas urbanas. A adesão de mais de 600 movimentos populares, entidades, coletivos, grupos de direitos humanos e acadêmicos é prova de que algo novo está nascendo. Foram 230 eventos preparatórios em todo o país, reunindo milhares de pessoas.

Adaptive Perspectives from the Global South
Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean

This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, the urban majorities are financially excluded from the formal housing markets and reside in informal settlements. Limited knowledge on the development of informal settlements compromises the efficacy of urban planning and policies targeting such areas.

Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making
Reports & Research
November 2020
Southern Africa

The spread of COVID-19 in South Africa and other countries in the region has again brought to the fore the fact that very dense, under-serviced, mostly informal, settlements are not healthy places to live. They are also places where the spread of a disease is difficult to prevent or manage.

The Nexus Between Urban Land Governance and Climate Adaptation
Reports & Research
September 2020

Informal settlements in areas that are already disaster prone are an increasing problem. Climate adaptation is also often used as an excuse fo evictions to redevelop sites in a more climate-proof manner in what is often referred to as ‘climate gentrification.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020

The complexity of spatial use has an impact on poverty and the development of slum settlements towards a decrease in environmental quality.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2020

The purpose of this study is to analyze the influence of slum development, community poverty, and community behavior on environmental degradation in the Tallo river basin in Makassar City and to analyze the effects of natural resource conservation, economic empowerment, community capacity building on the productivity of economic enterprises and ecosystem-based sustainability.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2019

À partir d’une enquête ethnographique dans les quartiers populaires de la banlieue de Dakar, cet article explore la construction progressive de toute une conceptualisation autour des inondations comme objet d’action publique.

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