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This network supports populations affected by crisis, including climate change threats, and responding to immediate needs in the aftermath of crises through Agency mandated interventions, building sustainable human settlements.
Cookswell Jikos – a Kenyan family business that sells efficient cooking stoves and promotes reforestation has been announced as a finalist in the 2013 Ashden Awards, the world’s leading green energy prize.
Cookswell was the brainchild of the late Dr...Read more »
Welcome to the 8th issue of the Global Energy Network for Urban Settlements (GENUS) Newsletter. This issue highlights the GENUS Interregional Steering Committee meeting which will be convened in June, 2013 in Ndjamena, Chad. The meeting will be followed by a 2 day...Read more »
Kenya’s largest commercial solar power farm has been switched on in Timau, Nanyuki, 230 kilometres north of Nairobi, paving the way for more commercial solar power farms in the country.
According to Ivan Freeman, owner of Uhuru Flowers,...
4th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum
[Event] Posted by Alice DeSagun on 18 May 2013
The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum is a biennial conference organized by Habitat for Humanity. It gathers under one roof, public, private and people sector stakeholders engaged in seeking solutions to poverty housing...
World Habitat Awards 2013 finalists show people-centred housing in action
[News] Posted by Mariana Gallo on 17 May 2013
A true cross-section of good practice in housing can be found in the 2013 World Habitat Award finalists, announced today (17 May 2013).
The ten finalists for the Awards, funded and co-ordinated each year by...
Disaster Management Delegate - IFRC
[Job] Posted by Ed Kerry on 17 May 2013
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the world's largest humanitarian network, wishes to recruit a Disaster Management Delegate to ensure overall guidance and support to...
Infrastructural Voids in Congested Cities
[Document] Posted by Joaquin Mosquera on 6 May 2013
Infrastructural Voids are empty spaces inside city congestion that have the peculiarity of having enough scale and proximity with dense city to be extremely relevant and, at the same time, that are completely...
[Job] Posted by Ilija GUBIC on 1 May 2013
The main objective of the post is to support and expand the urban portfolio of UN-Habitat in Afghanistan in the
implementation and development of urban planning, settlement...