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Learn how to measure SDG Indicator 11.1.1 – Adequate Housing and Slum Upgrading

Noviembre, 2021

This course includes self-paced e-learning training modules which present descriptive and practical step-by-step guidance on how to compute SDG 11+ indicators. It is aimed at strengthening national and city capacities in collecting, analyzing, and monitoring the urban SDG indicators.

This training course is intended for all the professionals involved in monitoring and reporting on SDG 11 indicators and anyone who wishes to get guidance in the monitoring process.

Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making

Reports & Research
Octubre, 2020
Southern Africa

The spread of COVID-19 in South Africa and other countries in the region has again brought to the fore the fact that very dense, under-serviced, mostly informal, settlements are not healthy places to live. They are also places where the spread of a disease is difficult to prevent or manage.

The kind of emergency response that was required to address the imminent spread of COVID-19 highlighted the widespread vulnerability of the poorest, compounded by highly unequal access to services and ongoing unhealthy living conditions.

Metadata on SDG Indicator 11.1.1

Manuals & Guidelines
Febrero, 2018

The housing sector including its institutions, laws and regulations, touches every single aspect of the economy of a country and has interface with practically every social development sector. People living in adequate homes have better health, higher chances to improve their human capital and seize the opportunities available in urban contexts. At the same time, a housing sector that performs well acts as a ‘development multiplier’ benefiting complementary industries, contributing to economic development, employment generation, service provision and overall poverty reduction.

Das palafitas aos habitacionais: um estudo sobre o conforto térmico no conjunto habitacional Via Mangue II, Recife – PE

Reports & Research
Febrero, 2017
América do Sul
A adaptação da arquitetura e do urbanismo ao clima local significa proporcionar aos indivíduos ambientes confortáveis termicamente e trazer bem-estar para população. Tendo em vista o clima tropical quente e úmido da cidade do Recife, deve-se buscar nessa região, ambientes ventilados e sombreados para amenizar a sensação de calor existente. Para a população mais pobre, o meio de aquisição de uma moradia mais confortável ocorre através das políticas públicas de habitação social, as quais prometem a provisão de ambientes dignos e saudáveis à saúde humana.

Federal Republic of Nigeria Slum Upgrading, Involuntary Resettlement, Land and Housing

Reports & Research
Training Resources & Tools
Mayo, 2015

This report aims to extract lessons on slum upgrading and involuntary resettlement policies and practices learned from the process of addressing the Badia East case, which involved complex interactions between affected people, NGOs, the Bank and Lagos State Government.

Slum Upgrading and Participation : Lessons from Latin America

Reports & Research
Agosto, 2013
Latin America and the Caribbean

This book talks about participation,
from the first to the last page. And that is its strength,
for participation is a road leading to democracy. The true
participation it talks about does not rely on hours of
compulsory labor or imposed levies; there is nothing forced
about it. Rather, it is a process in which men and women
engage their will, their sense of responsibility, their
abilities, their dignity. It is a vital participation,

Assessing Benefits of Slum Upgrading Programs in Second-Best Settings

Reports & Research
Junio, 2012

Slum upgrading programs are being used by national and city governments in many countries to improve the welfare of households living in slum and squatter settlements. These programs typically include a combination of improvements in neighborhood infrastructure, land tenure, and building quality. In this paper, the authors develop a dynamic general equilibrium model to compare the effectiveness of alternative slum upgrading instruments in a second-best setting with distortions in the land and credit markets.