Publications | ELLA
31
Jan
2012
BRIEF

Disaster Risk Reduction in Urban Areas

Urban expansion in marginal city areas increases the risk of fatalities and home devastation when extreme weather occurs. But many Latin American cities are successfully tackling disaster risk, driven by effective urban governance.

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19
Jan
2012
BRIEF

Strategic Planning in Latin America

Strategic Planning has contributed to the emergence of a new style of urban governance based on participation, cooperation and shared responsibility.

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21
Dec
2011
GUIDE

Addressing the Urban Challenge in Integral and Inclusive Ways

The world’s urban population multiplied ten-fold during the 20th century. Since Latin America has an advanced urban transition, its initiatives offer interesting lessons learned to help create inclusive, environmentally sustainable and integrated cities in other developing countries.

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12
Dec
2011
BRIEF

Urban Upgrading With Social Inclusion: The Case of Villa Tranquila

Slum upgrading programmes based on social inclusion and community participation can promote a local sense of pride, ownership and social integration in new urban infrastructure, as demonstrated by this case study from Villa Tranquila, Argentina.

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30
Nov
2011
BRIEF

Focus Cities Programme: Multi-stakeholder Participation in City Governance

Three case studies from cities in Peru, Bolivia and Argentina show how urban environmental governance can become more effective by including residents, researchers and local governments in diagnosing problems and developing responses.

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