Joint Program Kick-Off: Successful Approaches to National Slum Upgrading and Prevention – Recent Experiences in 15 Countries
In 2009, the World Bank Institute, jointly with Cities Alliance, UN-HABITAT, GIZ, and Inter-American Development Bank launched a global initiative: "Successful Approaches to National Slum Upgrading and Prevention – Recent Experiences in 15 Countries." This study looks at ways of scaling up slums and achieving affordable housing through national policy reforms and programmatic approaches to better understand what works and what does not work, and why in scaling up and implementing upgrading and prevention policies and programs.
- Online public discussion about the study.
- Training Workshop for local consultants, Frankfurt, Germany, March – April 2011
- Field-work in Brazil, South Africa, India, and Indonesia, March – July 2011
- Field-work in Tunisia, Columbia, Chile, Thailand and Vietnam
- Field work in Morocco, Bangladesh, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Kenya
Read more about the initiative (PDF 128KB)