This book is written for developing countries. Since it seeks to encourage the designing of waste collection systems based on local information, the approach is valid in any country. The main focus is on municipal solid waste, which is taken to inclu...
Number of pages: 196, Type of publication: Book
The Fast Track Capacity Building programme implemented by the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in Uganda under UN-HABITAT’s ‘Water for African Cities’ programme demonstrates that an integrated programme of training and capacity building...
Number of pages: 3, Type of publication: Book
The collection of municipal solid waste is a public service that has important impacts on public health and the appearance of towns and cities. Unfortunately many urban administrations seem to be losing the battle of coping with the ever-increasin...
Number of pages: 38, Type of publication: Book
In a rapidly urbanizing global society, solid waste management will be a key challenge facing all the world's cities. This publication provides a fresh perspective and new data on one of the biggest issues in urban development. Using the framework of...
Number of pages: 228, Type of publication: Book
The Water for African Cities Programme is part of the wider efforts of UN-HABITAT to contribute towards meeting the Millennium Development Goal targets of halving the number of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015.
Number of pages: 36, Type of publication: Book
The Strategic Plan’s purpose is to guide Trust Fund work in addressing challenges of the internationally agreed-to water and sanitation goals and UN-Habitat mandates, including the overall goals of shelter for all and sustainable human settlement dev...
Number of pages: 58, Type of publication: Book
It is crystal clear that, in addition to clean air, the well-being of our planet also requires that water, wastewater and the resulting biosolids (sludge) need to be managed more seriously, and in a focused, coordinated and cooperative manner.
Number of pages: 632, Type of publication: Book
UN-HABITAT is one of the key partners of the Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (KENSUP). KENSUP was initiated in 2001 by the Government of Kenya (GoK), and it is complemented and supplemented by UN-HABITAT through cooperation outlined in a Memorandum of...
Number of pages: 75, Type of publication: Book
The purpose of this extensive review (Part I) is to provide the basis for defining a pro-poor water and sanitation governance framework and the tools required to improve UN-HABITAT efforts in favour of adequate water supply and sanitation services fo...
Number of pages: 74, Type of publication: Book