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Financing housing consoldation in in-situ informal settlemen...

The structure of this report is as follows: Chapter 2: Shelter Consolidation and the National Human Settlements Context locates the practise of upgrading informal settlements in general, and the Upgra...

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Housing Consumption and Urbanization

     Rapid urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa places immense pressure on urban services to meet the needs of the burgeoning urban population. Although several country- or city-level reports offer insi...

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Lessons from Urban South Africa on the Importance of Coordin...

     Informal settlements are a permanent feature of South Africa’s cities. Estimates from the General Household Survey by Statistics South Africa show that more than 26 percent of all households in t...

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Housing and Urbanization in Africa Unleashing a Formal Marke...

     The accumulation of decent housing matters both because of the difference it makes to living standards and because of its centrality to economic development.The consequences for living standards ...

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Stocktaking of the Housing Sector in Sub‐Saharan Africa - Pa...

     Ethiopia’s history and current landscape of housing delivery is rather unique among Sub‐Saharan countries. The former Marxist‐government’s nationalization of housing in 1975 has led to the condit...

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Stocktaking of the Housing Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. Par...

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Land Delivery Systems in West African Cities

This work suggests a new approach to studying urban and peri-urban land markets. It draws on a systemic analysis of land delivery channels for housing purposes. It is particularly relevant in situatio...

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Stocktaking of the Housing Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa Part...

     This report is targeted at reaching firm conclusions about the affordable housing situation in Nigeria. As is amply demonstrated in this study, the formal housing supply in Nigeria represents a v...

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Notes on a programme of work on informal construction in Afr...

The overall aim of this programme is to increase understanding of and help improve, the estimation of the value, volume and price levels of construction activity in African countries and other develop...

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Stocktaking of the Housing Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa Part...

     The Regional Report is one of a four-part series on Stocktaking of the Housing Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) that includes in-depth country case studies for Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Cameroon. ...

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A Systemic Analysis of Land Markets and Land Institutions in...

     This paper presents a new type of land market analysis relevant to cities with plural tenure systems as in West Africa. The methodology hinges on a systemic analysis of land delivery channels, wh...

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Urbanization and Housing Investment

     This paper provides the first systematic empirical assessment of the pace at which housing investment has responded to rising demand from urbanization. The assessment used National Accounts Stati...

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