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Interview on urbanism

How can cities cooperate with each other? Could they also learn from cities on different continents? Will cultural differences allow it? MEP Jan Olbrycht answers these questions in a short interview.

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About African cities

According to Mathabo Makuta, the international aid for Africa is mainly targeting rural areas. Since a growing number of people are migrating to cities, we should shift our focus onto the urban issues. 

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Water for Peace Island

With funding from The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), Habitat for Humanity will increase access to clean water, sanitation and waste management for 13,000 slum-dwellers in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Chosen to tell stories

The Financial Times has chosen Habitat for Humanity as its 2018/19 seasonal appeal charity partner. We are really excited to work with FT journalists and tell stories that demonstrate the global scale of the housing crisis.

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Campaigning for sustainable cities

We are launching a new project funded by the European Union: Build Solid Ground. It will inspire city authorities, governments and citizens to work together to build sustainable and inclusive cities.

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A win-win situation

Business Case for Housing Microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa released today. It builds on a six year project in Kenya and Uganda in partnership with Mastercard Foundation.

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