Item description for Urban Poverty and Habitat Precariousness in the Caribbean by United Nations...
This report focuses on urban poverty and habitat precariousness in the Caribbean countries with an emphasis on current and former British territories. Divided into three chapters, it looks at the different sets of related indicators analyzing available information on habitat conditions. Preliminary profiles of informal settlements are given for Trinidad, Jamaica and Guyana. It includes an analysis of land markets, their structure, evolution and tendencies and their impact on land access by poor families and on spatial exclusion. It evaluates different types of upgrading and land regularization programs and compares their operation in different countries and develops guidelines to improve regularization policies in the Caribbean region.
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Studio: United Nations
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11" Width: 8.2" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Publisher United Nations
ISBN 9211214416 ISBN13 9789211214413
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Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC.