A partir del análisis de la experiencia urbana de migrantes bolivianos en la ciudad de Buenos Aires, el artículo problematiza los modos habituales de pensar las relaciones entre territorio, diferencia y desigualdad: el gueto racial y la periferia pobre.
Kenya’s unprecedented urbanisation rate offers major opportunities, but also puts to the test the new Constitution’s declaration to make access to basic services a basic right for all Kenyans.
What opportunities? Globally, the fastest, most diversifying economic growth and service extensions often occur in urbanising countries.
This paper aims to contribute to
learning on community engagement and community driven
development (CDD) in urban areas. Specifically, the review
describes the World Bank’s use of participatory and CDD
approaches in urban areas between 2003 and 2013; identifies
Paralleling the increasing disparities
in income and wealth worldwide since the 1980s, cities in
developing countries have witnessed the emergence of a
growing divergence of lifestyles, particularly within the
middle classes, reinforced by the widening gap between the
Lima presenta una inequidad en el acceso a los servicios de agua y saneamiento, por ello la modernización del sector apunta a la universalización del servicio.
The term “inclusive cities” is
increasingly being used as a “catch-all” phrase to signify
intent but with little precision in its use. In this note we
use “inclusive cities” to mean cities in which we see a
commitment to an inclusive politics with the establishment
A new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) outlines eight reasons why it is important to address HLP issues from the outset of a humanitarian response, including:
Saving lives, preventing further displacement and human rights violations
This paper complements the results of
earlier work on factor misallocation. The paper first
expands the methodology and provides two important
decompositions for the main indices. The main result is that
factor and output misallocation across districts is at least
The story of urbanization in Kenya should be one of cautious optimism. As an emerging middle-income country with a growing share of its population living in urban areas and a governance shift toward devolution, the country could be on the verge of a major social and economic transformation.
This article discusses the effects of coastal development projects carried out along the banks of the Paraná River in the city of Posadas, Argentina, which include the eradication of the illegal city situated in this large area in order to build the legal city that is open to the river.
Por Rio on Watch