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Sustainable cities : local solutions in the Global South / edited by Mélanie Robertson
Warwickshire, UK : Practical Action ; Ottawa, ON. : International Development Research Centre, c2012
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 3rd Floor  HT243.D5 S87 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Developing countries
City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries
Sustainable development -- Developing countries
Physical Description xi, 178 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: the challenge of urban sustainability / Mélanie Robertson -- Food-producing trees in urban public spaces: an innovative strategy to fight poverty in Villa El Salvador, Peru / Mariève Lafontaine-Messier -- Urban agriculture in Dakar, Senegal: health aspects related to polluted irrigation water / Mamadou Lamine Ndiaye -- Participatory transformation of the Women's Centre of Malika, Senegal: strategies for the development of a productive ecosystem in the peri-urban context / Émilie Pinard -- Healthy, sustainable, and culturally appropriate living and working environments: domestic pig production in Malika, Senegal / Jessica Gagnon -- Housing for the urban poor through informal providers, Dhaka, Bangladesh / Mohamed Kamruzzaman -- Socio-spatial tensions and interactions: an ethnography of the condominium housing of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Alazar G. Ejigu -- Partnership modalities for the management of drinking water in poor urban neighbourhoods: the example of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo / Kamathe Katsongo -- Rethink, reuse: improving collective action capacity regarding solid waste management and income generation in Koh Kred, Thailand / Diana Guerra -- Using participatory urban design to integrate organic solid waste management into urban agriculture: a case study from Cayagan de Oro City in the Philippines / Jeannette M. E. Tramhel -- Conclusion: the challenges of sustainable cities for research and practice / Mélanie Robertson
Alternate Author Robertson, Mélanie

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