Monthly Archives: August 2013

Slum Mapping Initiatives in Nairobi, Kenya

Topics: Slum Regularization Slum Mapping Location: Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya Organizers: The Spatial Collective Shack/Slum Dwellers International Background: The community of Mathare in Nairobi, Kenya, is not marked on any official map of the city. On Google Maps, its streets appear as blank spots near a hospital and a road. However,...
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UN-Habitat’s Best Practices and Local Leadership Program

The Program at a glance: BLP is a database of 4,000 innovative, proven sustainable development projects New projects added every two years after a global vetting process Network of experts includes local governments, NGOs, CBOs, academics and private organizations. UN-Habitat’s Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme (BLP) was created in...
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