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CMI Report | Jan 2002
The paper examines urban governance in the framework of sustainable urban development. It agrees with most analyses that sustainable settlements embrace ...
Rural-urban linkages in sub-Saharan Africa: Contemporary debates and implications for Kenyan urban workers in the 21st century
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Despite the rapid rate of urbanisation in Africa, most migrants retain links to their rural origins. Many households pursue a circular migration strategy ...
Urbanization, Urban workers, Rural-urban links, Africa South of Sahara, Kenya, Africa: Kenya
Monitoring and Evaluating Poverty Reduction Policies in Mozambique. Study 2: Social Relations of Urban Poverty
CMI Brief | Feb 2008
Issues of urban poverty have received little attention in Mozambique, even though the urban poverty rate is high and urban inequality is on the rise. ...
Urban Poverty, Mozambique
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2002
This paper examines the extent to which the poverty-reduction strategies of selected multilateral and bilateral donors incorporate an urban poverty dimension. ...
Urbanisation, Urban poverty, Global
From Global Village to Urban Globe. Urbanisation and Poverty in Africa: Implications for Norwegian Aid Policy
CMI Report | Jan 2001
Some 52 per cent of Africa's population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2025. There is generally an unequivocal correlation between urbanisation ...
Development aid, Poverty, Urbanisation, Africa south of Sahara, Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Historically, while cities such as Mozambique’s capital Maputo have been analysed as divided into ‘formal ‘and ‘informal’ ...
anthropology, imagiaries, Maputo, Mozambique, narratives, Mozambique
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, importance ...
Mozambique, Anthropology, urban-rural relations
Journal Article | Aug 2018
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, ...
citizen-state relations, divided city, informal settlements, urban sanitation, Mozambique
Book Review | Jan 2004
Review of Karen Tranberg-Hansen and Mariken Vaa (Eds.) Reconsidering Informality: Perspectives from urban Africa. Uppsala, The Nordic Africa Institute, ...
Informal economy, urban planning, Africa, Africa
U4 Brief | Mar 2018
More than half of the world's population live in urban areas. The policies and practices of municipal governments are therefore an integral determinant ...
aid, donor coordination
CMI Brief | Nov 2018
This brief compares living conditions in villages in rural Malanje and shantytowns in urban Luanda and argues that while material poverty is most pronounced ...
Luanda, Kalandula, Malanje, urban, rural, Angola
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The growth of Africa's towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many African ...
Local government, Decentralization, Urbanization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Tanzania
Edited Book | Jan 2001
This book is about the multitude of associations that has emerged in African cities in recent years. In many cases, they are a response to mounting poverty, ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 1998
Namibia. Urbanization in the 1990s Inge Tvedten and Akiser Pomuti In Search of Research. Approaches
CMI Report | Jan 2008
This is the third in a series of six qualitative studies monitoring and evaluating Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, PARPA. Many communities ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that youth migrants ...
migration, youth, unemployment, rural-urban, Ethiopia, Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
The growth of Africa's towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many African towns ...
Taxation, fiscal decentralisation, urbanisation, 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. There ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
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, a multi-story ...
displacement, urban refugees, emergency urbanism, shelter, Sabra, Beirut, Lebanon
Event | 22 Mar 2012
Presentations and debate with Deborah Potts (King's College London), Deborah Bryceson (University of Glasgow), Guy Standing (University of Bath).