Guinea Bissau

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ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT

HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHY

SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT

HABITAT

HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE

URBAN HOUSING

One of the three small countries of West Africa, with Cape Verde and The Gambia, Guinea Bissau sharing with them the importance of capital in the urbanization movement in 2010, almost 30% of the total population lives in metropolitan Bissau. Growth Bissau has also created the conditions for a primacy particularly high until 2000, but drops sharply in favor of the development of Gabu. The country’s second city becomes an urban city between 1980 and 1990, but its population could increase tenfold by 2020. Its location in the eastern part of the country made ​​a major regional hub, allowing a rebalancing of relative urban growth. (1)

RURAL HOUSING

RIGHT TO HOUSING

FORCED EVICTION

LAND RIGHTS

LAND GRABBING

VULNERABLE GROUPS

  • Joungpeople
  • Old people
  • Women

SOME INTERESTING PRACTICES

Social and economic aspects

HOUSING MARKET

QUALITY OF HOUSING

INFORMAL HOUSING / SLUM / HOMELESS

ROLE OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

Cultural aspects – Religious – Symbolic

Environmental aspects

Bibliography & Sitography

  1. Country file Guinea Bissau on the website e-geopolis

MAJOR PROBLEMS BY CIVIL SOCIETY

CLAIMS MAJOR CIVIL SOCIETY

CIVIL SOCIETY ACTORS

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