Tag Archive: Urbanisation

Urban Poverty Reduction in Uganda: Government-Run Market Infrastructure and Vendor Expectations in Kampala Capital City Authority

Uganda has been faced with rapid urbanisation but with an infrastructural deficit (ADB 2009, p.v). Recently, Uganda has embarked on investment in market infrastructure development with support from World Bank and other development partners following a feasibility study carried out in 2008. From the feasibility study, the need to facilitate increased marketing and general improvement …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://kimmagedsc.ie/dissertation/urban-poverty-reduction-uganda-government-run-market-infrastructure-vendor-expectations-kampala-capital-city-authority/

Urbanisation and the Human Needs of Slum Dwellers: A focus on Housing Needs in Ale Ywa Ward, HlaingTaryar Township, Myanmar

I have been working together with slum dwellers for five years and I have seen that most of slum dwellers live in very poor living conditions due to a lack of access to urban services and basic infrastructure. Most slum dwellers are seen as the main cause of social problems such as crime, alcoholism and violence. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://kimmagedsc.ie/dissertation/urbanisation-and-slum-dwellers/