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Urban Poverty in the Global South: Scale and Nature
© 2013 Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite. All rights reserved. One in seven of the world’s population live in poverty in urban areas, and the vast majority of these live in the Global South –… Expand
Challenges For Community‐Based Adaptation: Discovering The Potential For Transformation
This paper considers community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change and its relationship to the theory and practice of participatory development. It is argued that CBA needs to recognise the… Expand
Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing World: Finding Solutions in Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America
Cities can provide health safe and stimulating environments for their inhabitants without imposing unsustainable demands on natural resources ecosystems and global cycles. A successful city in this… Expand
Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South
1. Why this Book? 2. Approaches to Poverty Reduction in Towns and Cities of the Global South 3. The Work of Local, National and International Agencies 4. Citizen led Povery Reduction 5. Understanding… Expand
Developing urban waste management in Brazil with waste picker organizations
In Brazil’s large cities, more than half a million people survive by collecting and selling solid waste. Most face very poor working conditions and have very low incomes as the intermediaries to whom… Expand
Victims to victors, disasters to opportunities: Community-driven responses to climate change in the Philippines
Advocates of community-based adaptation claim that it helps to identify, assist, and implement community-based development activities, research and policy in response to climate change. However,… Expand
Africa's urban transition and the role of regional collaboration
Is it possible to reach low-income urban dwellers with good-quality sanitation?
All urban dwellers need safe, quick, easy access to clean toilets, day and night – without fear, without a long walk, without a long wait in line, and without the need to plan ahead or to spend more… Expand
The national and local politics of climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe
The description and analysis of climate change adaptation programmes in low- and middle-income countries rarely examines the political conditions and contexts in which these take place, or the way in… Expand
Community-driven development for water and sanitation in urban areas: its contribution to meeting the Millennium Development Goal targets
Hardoy, Jorge E, Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite (2001), ... Bartlett, Sheridan, Roger Hart, David Satterthwaite, Ximena de la Barra and Alfredo ...