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Integrating Human Settlements Policies and Programmes into National Socio-Economic Development Planning : framework and methodologies

Reports & Research
December, 1986
Africa

Earlier (1950s - early 1970s) development planning in African countries was essentially perceived and conceived as macro-economic planning. This perception placed overriding emphasis on the projection and maximization of national economic aggregates such as the GDP, the GNP per capita income, level of employment, stability of price levels etc. as sole measures of economic development performance.

Condicionantes y consecuencias de los asentamientos precarios urbanos como marco para la formulación de políticas de vivienda, infraestructura y servicios para los grupos de menores ingresos = Determinants and consequences of makeshift settlements in u...

Reports & Research
June, 1986
South America
Central America

Analiza las principales características y consecuencias de los asentamientos humanos de la población urbana en condiciones de extrema pobreza e indica la importancia social, económica y política de este problema, que debe ser considerada en las políticas de vivienda, infraestructura y servicios sociales para tratar de solucionarlo.

Thoughts on a human settlement policy in Africa: the land problem in urban areas and housing programmes for the masses

Conference Papers & Reports
April, 1985
Africa

In this document the secretariat of the Economic Commission for Africa analyses the land problem in the urban areas and housing programmes for the masses. The document is in five main parts. The first part introduces the land issue in human settlements policy and identifies areas requiring attention in the interest of an orderly use of land in urban areas.

Policies and programmes relating to human settlements : aspects of urban land policies and of policies for rational urban promotion and the elimination of uncontrolled settlements and SLUMS

Conference Papers & Reports
May, 1975
Africa

This paper focused on the policies and programmes relating to human settlements, aspects of urban land policies and of policies for rational urban promotion and the elimination of uncontrolled settlements and slums.