Developing an informal settlement upgrading protocol in Zimbabwe – the Epworth story

@article{ChitekweBiti2012DevelopingAI,
  title={Developing an informal settlement upgrading protocol in Zimbabwe – the Epworth story},
  author={Beth Chitekwe-Biti and Patience Mudimu and George Masimba Nyama and Takudzwa Jera},
  journal={Environment \& Urbanization},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={131 - 148}
}
This paper describes how a settlement profile, mapping and enumeration of Magada, an informal settlement in the town of Epworth just outside Harare, provided the basis for an upgrading programme. This was both in terms of the needed information and in terms of agreement between the residents and their community organizations and local and national government. The local government’s agreement to support in situ upgrading was the first of its kind in Zimbabwe and it is the first settlement plan… 

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