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Cairo’s Informal Areas: Between Urban Challenges and Hidden Potentials – Facts, Voices, Visions

Author: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Organisation: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Publish Date: 2009
Country: Egypt
Sector: Social Development
Method: Creative thinking
Theme: Living Standards
Type: Book
Language: English
Tags: Informal areas, Informal settlements, Urbanization, Upgrading, Partnerships, economic development, Future

This book is an eclectic mixture of academic contributions and journalistic articles, as well as interviews and speeches. The first chapter gives a broader view of Cairo and its informal areas. Chapter two presents a picture of daily life and work in informal settlements, as well as the problems, hopes, and concerns of the residents. The third chapter focuses on participatory methodologies and their implementation. Chapter four sheds light on the work of national and international cooperation partners, as well as other involved stakeholders. The final chapter stresses different perspectives, aims, hopes, and plans regarding the future of informal areas.
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