Resettlement of Slum Dwellers, Land Tenure Security and Improved Housing, Living and Environmental Conditions at Madina Estate, Accra, Ghana

  title={Resettlement of Slum Dwellers, Land Tenure Security and Improved Housing, Living and Environmental Conditions at Madina Estate, Accra, Ghana},
  author={Johnie Kodjo Nyametso},
  journal={Urban Forum},
  • J. Nyametso
  • Published 1 September 2012
  • Economics
  • Urban Forum
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