Category: Africa

The countries are listed by continent and subcontinent : you will find a simple and accessible information on the housing situation in the country , major issues and claims, a list of key players in civil society.
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Togo

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT HABITAT HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING RURAL HOUSING Legal Aspects RIGHT TO HOUSING FORCED EVICTION LAND RIGHTS LAND GRABBING VULNERABLE GROUPS Joungpeople Old people Women...

Sierra Leone

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT Sierra Leone is a country rich in valuable natural resources, including diamonds. However, a decade of brutal civil war has ravaged the country, leaving 50,000 people dead,...

Senegal

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY Senegal’s population is about 12 million unevenly distributed over the national territory, and concentrated in the regions of West and Central. (2) SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT At the level of economic...

Nigeria

URBANIZATION HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE Architecture in Nigeria is very heterogeneous and varies according to the ethno-geographical but also in terms of space and time. Each of these regions has its own culture,...

Niger

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT HABITAT HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING The urbanization rate in Niger is the lowest in West Africa, comparable to Ethiopia, Uganda and Burundi. But unlike...

Mauritania

URBANIZATION URBANIZATION AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION In Mauritania, the urban population was 41% in 2010 and is concentrated mainly in the capital, Nouakchott. Successive cycles of drought between 1977 and 1984 and the attraction of...

Mali

This page has been translated with Google Translation ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT HABITAT HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING RURAL HOUSING Legal Aspects RIGHT TO HOUSING Since 1992 – Article...

Liberia

This page has been translated with Google Translation ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT From 1989 to 1995, Liberia was embroiled in a civil war and in 1999, fighting broke out again. Peace...

Ivory Coast

This page has been translated with Google Translation ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT Among the largest producers and exporters of oil palm and coffee, Côte d’Ivoire has boasted of being the strongest...