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Ghost towns and crackdowns: The politics of urban Covid-19 control
Ghost towns and crackdowns: The politics of urban Covid-19 control

1 May 2020 Tom Goodfellow                  David Jackman As different responses to coronavirus are

Cities and dominance: Urban strategies for political settlement maintenance and change – Zambia case study

Working paper 136 Download pdf Marja Hinfelaar, Danielle Resnick and Sishuwa Sishuwa This paper tracks how the Patriotic Front (PF)

State-movement partnership in Uganda: Co-producing an enabling environment for urban poverty reduction?

Working paper 98 Download pdf Sophie King and Peter Kasaija An increasing body of knowledge is emerging about the ways in

Understanding the contribution of the BSUP (JNNURM) to inclusive cities in India

Working paper 97 Download pdf Sundar Burra, Diana Mitlin and Gayatri Menon with Indu Agarwal, Preeti Banarse, Sharmila Gimonkar, Maria Lobo, Sheela Patel,

WATCH: Sarah Nandudu on the factors behind TSUPU's success

Sarah Nandudu, Vice President at National Slum Dwellers Federation, Uganda, identifies key factors behind the success of ESID's Transforming Settlements

WATCH: Effective housing solutions for the urban poor

Professor Diana Mitlin outlines key factors involved in designing effective housing solutions for the urban poor, as part of our

Promoting urban poverty reduction in Uganda: Lessons for Slum-Dweller Federations

Briefing No. 26 The Transforming Settlements for the Urban Poor (TSUPU) Programme was formed in 2010 as a partnership between

Promoting urban poverty reduction in Uganda: Lessons from TSUPU municipalities

Briefing No. 25 The Transforming Settlements for the Urban Poor (TSUPU) Programme sought to align national, municipal and community urban

Promoting urban poverty reduction: Lessons from Uganda

Briefing No. 24 Uganda has one of the highest urban growth rates in the world. An estimated 60 percent of

WATCH: Why are local government committed to reducing urban poverty in Uganda?

5 July 2016 One of the questions that Sophie King is researching is what shapes commitment to reducing urban poverty

WATCH: Introducing our research on urban poverty in Uganda

Diana Mitlin and Sophie King talk about their collaborative research on the needs of disadvantaged groups in cities across Uganda.

Lessons from India’s Basic Services for the Urban Poor programme

Briefing No. 13 This briefing presents research into the effectiveness of India's Basic Services for the Urban Poor (BSUP) programme. It

Universal access to sanitation requires a revolution in understanding

28 September 2015 By Professor Diana Mitlin, who leads the ESID project on urban poverty in India. Goal 6 of

Sheela Patel

Role Sheela Patel is Director of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC) and for the construction

Prof Gayatri Menon

Role Gayatri Menon is an Assistant Professor at the School of Development, Azim Premji University (Bengaluru, India), and an Honorary

The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM): Lessons learnt

5 November 2014. By Sundar Burra. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), articulated in 2005-06 with a budget

Political settlements applied to urban development: 5 key questions

15 August 2014 By Kate Pruce and Pablo Yanguas. In July ESID hosted a small research workshop devoted to the

Working Paper: Pro-poor urban politics

9 June 2014. ESID's latest Working Paper explores "what we have learnt about how to instigate and embed pro-poor government

Sundar Burra

Role Sundar is a former advisor for the Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC). Research He is working

Professor Diana Mitlin

Role Diana Mitlin is Professor of Global Urbanism and Managing Director at the Global Development Institute at The University of Manchester.

Urban poverty in India

Title Understanding reasons to account for the specific nature and impacts of state interventions to reduce urban poverty in India,