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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,...
Urban and Rural Development in South Asia
[Group] Posted by Kashif Hameed on 29 Apr 2013
Interactive forum to generate dialogue and debate on the future development of urban and rural areas of South Asia
Kenyan jiko pioneer finalist at global green awards
[News] Posted by Kennedy Muzee on 23 Apr 2013
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...
UN-Habitat announces ten partner cities for the City Resilience Profiling Programme
[News] Posted by Edna Osebe on 19 Apr 2013
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) announced today, the ten partner cities for its City Resilience Profiling Programme (CRPP). Working through partnerships with stakeholders including...
A New Kind of Private-Public Partnership for Housing in Sierra Leone -
[Discussion] Posted by Steven Rogers on 14 Apr 2013
International Housing Finance Program
[Event] Posted by Marja HoekSmit1 on 9 Apr 2013
IMPROVING AND EXPANDING HOUSING FINANCE SYSTEMS
June 3-13, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USA
The need for...