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The New Urban Agenda

Manuals & Guidelines
September, 2016

The New Urban Agenda represents a shared vision for a better and more sustainable future – one in which all people have equal rights and access to the benefits and opportunities that cities can offer, and in which the international community reconsiders the urban systems and physical form of our urban spaces to achieve this.

Participatory Khasland Identication Process in Bangladesh

Manuals & Guidelines
August, 2016

Utaran began work on the Sustainable Access to Land Equality (SALE) project to ensure transparency and accountability in land governance in December 2012, in partnership with CARE Internaional UK and Manusher Jonno Foundaion (MJF). The project engaged communiies in three pilot upazilas - Amtali Upazila of Barguna District, Mohanpur of Rajshahi, and Sadar of Jamalpur-to raise the awareness of vulnerable landowners about land administraion, and to effect transparent processes for selecing landless people and for khasland setlement.

Dandara: ocupação rururbana

Reports & Research
August, 2016

No dia 09 de abril de 2009 a ocupação Dandara surgiu como uma ação coletiva das Brigadas Populares, do Movimento dos Trabalhadores sem Terra (MST) e do Fórum de Moradia do Barreiro, que organizaram junto a um grupo de 150 famílias uma proposta de ocupação rururbana, que articulasse as dimensões da moradia e da agricultura urbana e periurbana.

Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development: Analysis of Case Studies: Summary Reports of Case Studies

Manuals & Guidelines
July, 2016
South Africa

This case study analysis forms part of the publication series “Unpacking metropolitan governance” that documents experiences and gives hands-on approaches for stakeholders in the field of sustainable development of metropolitan regions. 

Dom Luciano Mendes: A luta pela reforma agrária em Salto da Divisa

Reports & Research
July, 2016

O assentamento Dom Luciano Mendes (Minas Gerais) é resultado da luta de famílias sem-terra, organizadas pelo Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST), que ocupam uma fazenda de 1.348,1819 hectares até então considerada terra devoluta, grilada por fazendeiros na cidade de Salto da Divisa. Ele alia a luta pela terra, organização popular, e, também, a dimensão da produção sustentável.

Proyecto de Asentamiento Emiliano Zapata

Reports & Research
May, 2016

El Proyecto de Asentamiento Emiliano Zapata del MST nace de la lucha por la reforma agraria en la región. Es uno de los once asentamientos conquistados en la región, localizando a 25 familias en un área de 645 hectáreas. Es uno de los más representativos en la lucha por la tierra y la reforma agraria y la consolidación de una economía campesina, basada en la línea productiva de hortalizas y leche.

Leave no one behind: what is the role of community-led urban development?

Journal Articles & Books
April, 2016

By 2050, two-thirds of people worldwide will live in urban areas. Many city dwellers in the global South live in informal settlements, without access to basic services. The global Sustainable Development Goals seek to redress this inequity with an overarching aim to ‘leave no one behind’. This paper examines what organised low-income community networks are already doing to ensure no one is ‘left behind’ in urban development.

Participatory and Community-Driven Development in Urban Areas

April, 2016

This paper aims to contribute to
learning on community engagement and community driven
development (CDD) in urban areas. Specifically, the review
describes the World Bank’s use of participatory and CDD
approaches in urban areas between 2003 and 2013; identifies
the challenges of using participatory and CDD approaches in
the urban context; assesses lessons from the application of
CDD in urban areas through case studies; and makes

Inclusive Cities and Access to Land, Housing, and Services in Developing Countries

April, 2016

Paralleling the increasing disparities
in income and wealth worldwide since the 1980s, cities in
developing countries have witnessed the emergence of a
growing divergence of lifestyles, particularly within the
middle classes, reinforced by the widening gap between the
quality of public and private educational and health care
institutions, spatial segregation, gated communities, and
exclusive semiprivate amenities. This erosion of social

OCUPAÇÃO DO ENGENHO PRADO: Do sonho à conquista de um pedaço de terra

Reports & Research
March, 2016

Este estudo de caso trata da experiência da luta pela conquista da Terra, no município deTracunhaém, Zona da Mata Norte do estado de Pernambuco, em pleno Nordeste brasileiro.A ocupação de terra, e posteriormente a conquista, ocorreu em uma Região que predominao monocultivo da cana-de-açúcar. As famílias que ocuparam as terras foram expulsas de suas terras em tempos passados.

On the Engagement of Excluded Groups in Inclusive Cities

March, 2016

The term “inclusive cities” is
increasingly being used as a “catch-all” phrase to signify
intent but with little precision in its use. In this note we
use “inclusive cities” to mean cities in which we see a
commitment to an inclusive politics with the establishment
of institutionalized interactions between organized groups
of disadvantaged citizens and the state with local
government taking a primary role. They are also cities in