Nairobi, 24 Jun 08
Working in collaboration with two Kenyan engineering firms, UN-HABITAT has developed innovative tractor trailer systems and a little pick up designed to meet the solid waste collection needs of small towns.
Nairobi, 21 Jun 08
As a result of the recent earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province, the Ministry of Housing and Construction of China (MHCC) which is host to the Fourth session of the World Urban Forum, and which is keen for a successful event,
Nairobi, 8 May 08
UN-HABITAT on Thursday unveiled two new initiatives to help young people in the poorer neighbourhoods of cities in the developing world get a better start in life and give the Millennium Development Goals for global poverty reduction a major boost.
Nakuru, Kenya, 8 Apr 08
The UN-HABITAT Sustainable Cities Programme targets on the improvement of living conditions of urban dwellers in developing countries by introducing a bottom-up planning approach. To improve the flow of information among the different stakeholders involved and to enable the local community to participate in urban planning, some Sustainable Cities Programme partner cities set up a Geographic Information System-based Environmental Management Information System.