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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 Brief | Dec 2016
Angola rural passou por décadas de provações com a guerra e a marginalização económica – culminando ...
poverty, economic crisis, rural, Malanje, Angola
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 ...
Urbanization, Urban workers, Rural-urban links, Africa South of Sahara, Kenya, Africa: Kenya
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
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 ...
Development aid, Poverty, Urbanisation, Africa south of Sahara, Africa
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The paper examines urban governance in the framework of sustainable urban development. It agrees with most analyses that sustainable settlements ...
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 ...
migration, youth, unemployment, rural-urban, Ethiopia, Africa
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
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 ...
Luanda, Kalandula, Malanje, urban, rural, Angola
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 ...
Urban Poverty, Mozambique
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 | Aug 2018
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the ...
citizen-state relations, divided city, informal settlements, urban sanitation, Mozambique
Project | Jan 2012 - Jun 2015
Rapid urbanisation is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, often yielding contrasting and shocking images of affluent ...
Mozambique, Maputo, Urban, Poverty
News | 29 Sep 2014
Maputo has been depicted as a ‘divided city’. How do the people living there imagine and engage with the city’s different urban spaces? A CMI research project, culminating in the film 'Maputo emergente. Visualising an African divided city' to be made by the Mozambican film-company ANIMA, explores this issue.
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 ...
Local government, Decentralization, Urbanization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Tanzania
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 ...
Urbanisation, Urban poverty, Global
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 ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
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
Project | Feb 2019 - Mar 2022
The Middle East has one of the world's highest urbanization levels, the greatest socio-economic inequality and is a premier displacement region. ...
Migration, Refugees, Urban displacement
News | 30 Mar 2012
Last year, discontent voters managed to get rid of Zambia's contested president Rupiah Banda. What is the success formula for overthrowing a regime based on electoral authoritarianism? Part of the answer lies in the urban masses.