Implementing Comprehensive Urban Programming

October 31, 2018

Currently, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities and this figure is expected to rise to seventy percent by 2050. According to the

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Habitat for Humanity Liberia Efforts—Additional Information

October 8, 2018

Habitat for Humanity is a partner in the Cities Alliance led Liberia Country Program, which is a longer-term programmatic approach to addressing the specific urban development

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South Africa: Informal Settlements Support Program

September 28, 2018

As a country, the South African government has recognized its inability to keep pace with the housing demand. Therefore, the national mandate has shifted from providing

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Reaching for Solid Ground in 40 countries

August 9, 2018

Habitat for Humanity is working in nearly 70 countries worldwide. In 2016, we launched our first global advocacy campaign, Solid Ground, to advocate for policies and

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The Full Measure of Women’s Access to Property Rights in Uganda

June 22, 2018

How do we measure empowerment? As a concept, it is difficult to quantify. However, there are tangible things in life that make us feel secure in

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Establishment of the Slum Upgrading Unit signals a positive housing policy shift for Liberia

January 16, 2018

Habitat for Humanity International’s (HFHI) engagement with the National Housing Authority (NHA) of Liberia, as part of the five year Liberia Country Program (LCP), has resulted

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Access to Land Lies at the Heart of Ending Poverty

November 10, 2017

Over this weekend, decisions will be made that will influence priorities of governments around the world. In September 2015, at a meeting of the United Nations

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Off to South Africa: Improving Land Governance and Management Conference

October 17, 2017

When I started working for Habitat for Humanity International in early August, I hardly expected my first week to end with a flight to South Africa.

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Which human rights are the most important?

September 25, 2017

Which human rights are the most important? Ask this question in a developed economy and you will likely hear: the right to freedom of speech, religious

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Can the UN system reform how they are helping address housing, slums and urbanization?

September 14, 2017

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon once stated “Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities.” Yet, while the UN has made rhetorical

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