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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.

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) through Cultivation of Agricultural  Products
El Alto, Bolivia

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) th...

The project for self-sustaining agriculture focuses on local families and especially on the women who have organized themselves in almost 600 community organizations in order to take care of daily issues in residential areas.

Medellín’s Metrocable – Mobility as fundamental factor of integrated and inclusive urban development
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Medellín, Colombia

Medellín’s Metrocable – Mobility as fundamental...

In 2004, Medellín opened the first cable car as part of a public transport system worldwide. This gondola lift is supported by the municipality and embedded in an integrated urban development programme. It creates opportunities for the city's poor population and reduces marginalization.

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.

Barrio Digital
La Paz, Bolivia

Barrio Digital

Barrio Digital allows citizens to send real-time feedback, complaints and requests to the municipal government from their mobile phones or via the internet.

Community Resilience through Women Leadership
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Community Resilience through Women Leadership

This action plan was initiated by the Participatory Development Action Program (PDAP) to provide women living in slums a program in leadership building, disaster risk reduction training and local to local (L2L) dialogue.

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city without slums
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Lusaka, Zambia

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city without slums

To foster a sustainable working relationship between local government and slum dwellers in a bid to expedite the creation of an inclusive city.

Ahmedabad Slum Electrification Program
Ahmedabad, India

Ahmedabad Slum Electrification Program

Ahmedabad connects 200,000 poor households to the public electricity grid.

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogota Without Hunger
Bogotá, Colombia

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogota Without Hunger

Bogota, Colombia has used urban agriculture and farmers markets to help alleviate poverty and undernutrition while addressing ill health.