Sao Tome and Principe

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ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT

HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHY

SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT

HABITAT

HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE

URBAN HOUSING

São Tomé and Principe has only one urban area, located north-east of the island. Its population is about 40% of the country. The island of Principe is obviously devoid of urban agglomeration, as defined e-Geopolis. (1)

RURAL HOUSING

RIGHT TO HOUSING

Since 1975 – Article 49 of the Constitution:

  • 1. Everyone has the right to housing and environment of human life and the duty to defend.
  • 2. It is incumbent upon the State to plan and execute an integrated housing policy plans in land.

Source: CETIM (publication COHRE) – Download the São Tome and Principe Constitution

FORCED EVICTION

LAND RIGHTS

LAND GRABBING

VULNERABLE GROUPS

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 Sao Tome et Principe on the Website e-Geopolis.

MAJOR PROBLEMS BY CIVIL SOCIETY

CLAIMS MAJOR CIVIL SOCIETY

CIVIL SOCIETY ACTORS

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