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close this bookThe Human Settlements Conditions of the World's Urban Poor (HABITAT, 1996, 233 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsI. Introduction
Open this folder and view contentsII. The concept and scale of urban poverty
Open this folder and view contentsIII. The urban economy
Open this folder and view contentsIV. Recent trends in the human settlements conditions of the world’s urban poor
Open this folder and view contentsV. Reaching the urban poor
Open this folder and view contentsVI. Reducing the human settlements problem of the urban poor
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List of acronyms

AsDB

Asian Development Bank

CBO

Community-based organization

CBS

Central Bureau of Statistics, Indonesia

CONAMUP

Coordinaciacional de Movimiento Urbano Popular, “the national coordinating body of popular movements”, Mexico

CSO

Central Statistical Organisation, Government of India

CUS

Centre for Urban Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DANIDA

Danish International Development Agency

EDI

Economic Development Institute, The World Bank

EHP

Employee’s Housing Programme, Republic of Korea

EIUS

Environmental Improvement of Urban Slums, India

FEDEVIVIENDA

Federaciacional de Organizaciones de Vivienda Popular, “the national federation of self-help community organizations”, Colombia.

FUNACOM

“The municipal programme to support housing for low-income persons through self-management”, SPaulo, Brazil

FUNAPS

“The municipal fund to support housing for low-income people”, SPaulo, Brazil

GDP

Gross domestic product

GNP

Gross national product

GSS

Global Strategy for Shelter to the Year 2000

Habitat II

Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements

HBE

Home-based enterprise

IDA

International Development Association, The World Bank

ILO

International Labour Organization

IMF

International Monetary Fund

KIIE

Korean Institute of Industrial Economics, Republic of Korea

KNHC

Korean National Housing Corporation, Republic of Korea

KRIHS

Korean Research Institute for Human Settlements, Republic of Korea

KRISS

Korean Research Institute for Social Sciences, Republic of Korea

NBO

National Building Organisation, India

NCHSE

National Centre for Human Settlements and Employment, New Delhi, India

NCU

National Commission on Urbanisation, India

NGO

Non-governmental organization

NIUA

National Institute for Urban Affairs, New Delhi, India

NSSO

National Sample Survey Organisation, India

ODA

Overseas Development Administration, United Kingdom

SAP

Structural Adjustment Programme

SEWA

Self-Employed Women’s Association, Ahmedabad, India

SIP

Slum Improvement Project

SPARC

Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres, Bombay, India

SSE

Small-scale enterprise

SUP

Slum Upgrading Programme

UNCED

United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

UNCHS (Habitat)

United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNECLAC

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

UNESCAP

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNV

United Nations Volunteers

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

WHO

World Health Organization