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eThekwini Communal Ablution Blocks for Informal Settlements
Durban / eThekwini Municipality, South Africa

eThekwini Communal Ablution Blocks for Informal...

In 2004, the municipality initiated the community ablution blocks (CABs) programme to provide communal water and sanitation facilities to un-served informal settlements in the urban and peri-urban areas of eThekwini.

MoveWindhoek – New bus system makes Namibian capital mobile
Windhoek, Namibia

MoveWindhoek – New bus system makes Namibian ca...

MoveWindhoek is a new bus system with which poorer population groups are to be provided with better access to mobility and urban motorised individual transport is to be reduced in the long run.

Ramani Huria – flood resilience in Dar es Salaam City
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ramani Huria – flood resilience in Dar es Salaa...

To combat natural disasters the Ramani Huria project uses community mapping to increase resilience throughout the city.

Building sustainable income and employment opportunities through micro-enterprises
Dakar, Senegal

Building sustainable income and employment oppo...

The city of Dakar has developed an incubator project to support women and youth.

City of Cape Town’s Water Map
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Cape Town, South Africa

City of Cape Town’s Water Map

The Cape Town Water Map is a novel behaviour-change tool that helped reduce water use during the extreme drought experienced in Cape Town from 2015-2018.

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign
Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign

In an effort to increase environmental awareness, the city of Tshwane has embarked on a monthly clean-up programme targeted at residents and businesses.

Micro-Gardens in Dakar
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Dakar, Senegal

Micro-Gardens in Dakar

Micro-gardening is a form of soilless horticultural production undertaken in small urban spaces, and contributes to the fight against food insecurity in Dakar.

Separation at Source Programme (S@S) in the City of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Separation at Source Programme (S@S) in the Cit...

The S@S programme aims to reduce waste to landfills, establish a recycling economy with citizen support and participation.

Micro and Small Enterprise Development Program
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Micro and Small Enterprise Development Program

This programme uses micro-credit loans and provides business training to alleviate poverty and unemployment in the city of Addis Ababa.