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Event | 3 May 2013
In 2014 Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup, and in 2016 the city of Rio de Janeiro will host the Summer Olympic Games. The preparations for ...
Book Review | Jan 2004
Review of Karen Tranberg-Hansen and Mariken Vaa (Eds.) Reconsidering Informality: Perspectives from urban Africa. Uppsala, The Nordic Africa ...
Informal economy, urban planning, Africa, Africa
CMI Report | Jan 1991
This paper highlights the main findings of a survey carried out amongst low income groups in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi's two major cities. ...
Poverty, Urban areas, Survival strategies, Household survey, Malawi
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
In this introductory chapter to the anthology, the editors discuss the meaning of associational life in the context of rapid urbanisation in ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
Monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction policies in Mozambique: Social relations of rural-urban poverty
CMI Brief | Aug 2009
Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either by being small towns or rural areas in the vicinity of cities. ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
CMI Brief | Jan 2009
The first three in a series of six studies on poverty and well-being in Nampula , the city of Maputo and Sofala have revealed that there ...
poverty reduction, Mozambique
Angola Brief | Apr 2014
This brief reviews the state of the transport corridor which runs from the port of Lobito and the city of Benguela through the hinterland of ...
infrastructure, railways, Angola, China
CMI Brief | Jan 2013
This is the second in a series of policy briefs relating to the research project, “The Ethnography of a Divided City: Socio-politics, ...
urban poverty, Mozambique
CMI Brief | Jun 2013
This is the first of a series of policy briefs relating to a research project, “The Ethnography of a Divided City: Socio-politics, ...
CMI Brief | Jun 2015
This is the third in a series of policy briefs relating to the research project, “The Ethnography of a Divided City: Socio-politics, Poverty ...
CMI Brief | Jun 2015
This is the fourth in a series of policy briefs relating to the research project, “The Ethnography of a Divided City: Socio-politics, ...
Journal Article | May 2018
Within the anthropological urban scholarship on sub-Saharan Africa, there is a shared notion of the continued, and in some cases reemerging, ...
Mozambique, Anthropology, urban-rural relations
Journal Article | Sep 2019
Since the mid-1980s, generations of displaced people have sought refuge in the ramshackle buildings that were once the Gaza-Ramallah Hospital, ...
displacement, urban refugees, emergency urbanism, shelter, Sabra, Beirut, Lebanon
CMI Brief | Dec 2016
Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. ...
poverty, rural, economic crisis, education, health, Malanje, Angola
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Angola’s capital Luanda is a city of stark inequalities and contrasts. While it offers opportunities and wealth for the few, people in ...
Luanda, anthropology, poverty, urban, Angola
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
Project | Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
['The Ethnography of a Divided City'. ] Inge Tvedten 110
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?
Event | 15 Oct 2009
The urbanisation of poverty reflects one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent. More than half of Africa's population will soon live in cities and towns.
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.