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Forum stresses on spatial planning in Kenya’s refugee settlements

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) took part in the first Steering Committee Meeting for the EU Trust Fund Project “Enhancing Self-reliance for...

Niger partners UN-Habitat, Korea on $75,000 urban development programme

The Niger State Government of Nigeria says it has received $75,000 from the Republic of Korea and technical assistance from the UN-Habitat to accelerate...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and landslides will impact urban areas...

Africities summit places urban-rural linkages at heart of the debate

In the wake of rapid urbanisation in Africa, the importance of intermediary cities in strengthening urban-rural linkages is growing exponentially. In recognition of this trend, UN-Habitat and the Urban...

Stakeholders validate Liberia National Urban Policy paper

Between, April and June 2017, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Liberia led three validation sessions targeted at different urban stakeholder groups. During the...

Niger State to benefit from UN-Habitat’s urban development support

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has disclosed that it will partner with the Niger State Government in Nigeria on an urban assistance...

Russia forum elicits interest in New Urban Agenda

A two-day international conference recently held in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg highlighted the importance of public space for wellbeing in cities. “Public space...

Italy funds solid waste feasibility study in Kenya’s Ngong town

The Government of Italy is providing a soft loan to the Government of Kenya to improve solid waste management in Ngong town, a satellite...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...