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Upgrading Urban Informal Settlements (Self-paced)

Upgrading Urban Informal Settlements (Self-paced)

This course aims at supporting policy makers and urban practitioners to better respond to the challenge of slums. The course focuses on the conceptual and operational aspects of designing, implementing and sustaining a slum upgrading intervention, while underscoring the main policy and programmatic approaches at city level for scaling up upgrading and better planning for future growth. Specifically, at the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand urban slums, their underlying social, economic, and spatial characteristic, how they emerge and consolidate, and their impacts to local communities and the city as a whole;
  • Analyze evolution of policy approaches to addressing urban slums under different contexts, what worked, what did not work, and why; and
  • Review and apply key operational principles and instruments for designing an upgrading intervention, including planning, finance, infrastructure, land tenure, housing, social inclusion, and sustainability.

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Jafar

- Apr 4, 2019
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Vedat Bobby

- Mar 26, 2019
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Yusman

- Mar 25, 2019
good

Matilda

- Mar 1, 2019
good for our environment

Mohd

- Sep 27, 2018
Really i enjoyed Usefull to enhance basic skill

Mohd

- Sep 27, 2018
I think is very easier

Milton

- Sep 7, 2018
Good course

Fredrick Manase

- Aug 9, 2018
Interesting course#

Jesús Manuel

- Jul 8, 2018
Interesting!

Ki

- Jun 13, 2018
Interesting!
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