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Paul Jenkins e Harry Smith: Na missão com DW sobre desenvolvimento urbano em Huambo

Monday, 24 June, 2013
Professor Paul Jenkins e Dr. Harry Smith, diretor do Centro de Meio Ambiente e Assentamentos Humanos (CEHS) de Edimburgo, passou duas semanas em Angola, com a Development Workshop em Junho de 2013. A missão de apoiar o desenvolvimento de conhecimentos e atividades de intercâmbio em DW sobre as questões de desenvolvimento urbano com foco no desenvolvimento peri-urbana e da Administração Municipal...

Paulo Morais: Sobre corrupção no mercado imobiliário português

Tuesday, 18 June, 2013
Corrupção no mercado imobiliário português e em desenvolvimento municipal urbano. Professor Paulo de Morais, o Vice-Presidente da Transparência e Integridade, Associação Cívica, Portugal, falou em Luanda em 18 de junho de 2013 na Conferência sobre a fuga de capitais e Desenvolvimento Pro-Pobre em Angola. Professor de Morais lamentou o aumento da corrupção em Portugal nos últimos anos. Em finais...

Allan Cain - Improving Land Tenure Security in Huambo Angola

Friday, 14 June, 2013
With support from the Cities Alliance and co-funding from UKaid, the Tenure Security Facility Southern Africa project provides small-scale, targeted advisory services on incrementally securing tenure in slum upgrading initiatives. The project managed by Urban LandMark contributes to improved access to land for poorer people that, in turn, contributes to improved livelihoods, active citizenship...

Joe de Swardt - CLIFF Social Housing Fund

Friday, 7 June, 2013
Joe de Swardt, Head of Enterprise Programmes and Partnerships at Homeless International, made a presentation to DW's staff on the CLIFF Fund's strategy of investing in housing for the poor. Joe has been in Angola for the week helping in the creation of DW's new social housing enterprise HabiTerra. HabiTerra is receiving financing in the form of a loan from CLIFF to pilot incremental services...

Cupi Baptista - Alteraçôas Climáticas e Água Urbana

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013
Development Workshop Gestor da Programa de Água Cupi Baptista apresenta uma comunicação sobre 'Alteraçôas Climáticas e Água Urbana' no Simpósio Hidráulica de Lingua Portuguesa, 27 a 30 de Maio de 2013 em Maputo, Moçambique. Angola já começou a endereçar a questão importante da adaptação às alterações climáticas. Os recursos hídricos de Angola serão de importância nas outras partes da África...

Timeyin Uwejamomere - WaterPoint Mapper

Friday, 24 May, 2013
Timeyin Uwejamomere, Urban Technical Support Manager at WaterAid gave a presentation about the WaterPoint Mapper as part of the WaterAid and Development Workshop Partnership Week from May 20 to 25, 2013. The Water Point Mapper was developed by WaterAid and is a free tool for producing maps showing the status of water supply services. It is aimed at water, sanitation, hygiene practitioners as well...

David Schaub-Jones - Water Mapping

Friday, 24 May, 2013
David Schaub-Jones of SeeSaw talks to Development Workshop about new ICT tools for water and sanitation monitoring. David presented several innovative technologies using simple low-cost cell phones. However he warns of the dangers of only focusing on the new technology and not paying sufficient attention to what the data gets used for, how the provision of data can actually change the...

Development Workshop & WaterAid Partnership Workshop

Thursday, 23 May, 2013
Development Workshop received a high-level mission from WaterAid during the week of 20th to 25th of May 2013 to consolidate a partnership program between the two organisations to work in Angola. The WaterAid team was lead by Timeyin Uwejamomere, WA's Urban Technical Support Manager from London and Rosaria Mabica, WA's Country Program Director from Mozambique. Tim Hayward from Water &...

Tim Hayward - Water & Sanitation For The Urban Poor

Wednesday, 22 May, 2013
Tim Hayward was in Luanda to participate in the Development Workshop - WaterAid week-long program-planning workshop. He represents Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), a UK-based NGO . He spoke about WSUP's experience and ways of working with local service providers in Africa and Asia. His presentation focused on the problems of "non-revenue water, the issue of "out-sourcing of...

Mercados de Terra Urbana e Microfinanças para Habitação em Angola

Monday, 13 May, 2013
NOVAFRICA, juntamente com o Centro de Pesquisa Econômica e Social da Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Agostinho Neto, realizou um workshop sobre mercados de habitação e urbanização na África sub-saariana. Aconteceu no dia 13 de Maio, na Aula Magna da Faculdade de Economia, que a Universidade Agostinho Neto em Luanda. Development Workshop diretor Allan Cain fez uma apresentação sobre "Mercado...

Intercâmbio entre Angola e Brasil sobre Musseques e Favelas

Wednesday, 24 April, 2013
O presente relatório descreve o intercâmbio realizado no Brasil na cidade de São Paulo entre os dias os dias 17 a 27 de Abril de 2013, promovido pela Development Workshop. Participaram do intercâmbio 13 pessoas, entre organizações da sociedade civil representado pelos lideres de associações comunitáias de base, representantes de administrações de três municípios nomeadamente cazenga (na...

2013 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Washington DC: Participatory Inclusive Land Readjustment in Huambo, Angola

Tuesday, 9 April, 2013
Development Workshop's director Allan Cain presented a paper and PowerPoint presentation at the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in Washington DC titled 'Participatory Inclusive Land Readjustment in Huambo, Angola', authored by Allan Cain, Beat Weber and Moises Festo. The authors argue that despite a rather challenging environment, land readjustment in Angola has the potential to...

Helga Silveira - De Mercado Informal Angola e os seus Desafios

Saturday, 10 November, 2012
Helga da Silveira, Responsavel do Centro de Documentação na DW, fez uma apresentação em Lisboa no Mercado Informal Angola em Lisboa para o simpósio Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa em Angola: Leitruas de hum Pais los Mundanca. De Mercado Informal Angola, é olhar para a história do nosso país. O mercado Informal em Angola, surge nos finais das Décadas de 80, fruto da guerra e também com a...

National Forum on Large-Scale Land Accumulation, Part 2

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012
The National Forum on Large-Scale Land Acquisition aimed to enhance national capacity through the partner organizations in monitoring large scale land acquisitions in Angola that potentially come into conflict with community and individual local family land claims. The July 3 meeting took the form of an open forum, hosted by the Faculties of Environment and Architecture at the Methodist...

Workshop on Large-Scale Land Accumulation

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012
This workshop took place as part of the National Forum on Large-Scale Land Acquisition. The Forum aimed to enhance national capacity through the partner organizations in monitoring large scale land acquisitions in Angola that potentially come into conflict with community and individual local family land claims.  Photo: Casimiro da Costa

Workshop on Angolan Urban Public Policy and Housing

Friday, 11 May, 2012
A day-long workshop was held at the Development Workshop project office on Angolan urban public policy and housing. The workshop was an unscripted debate between some of the leading practitioners and academics on Angolan urban development. Participants were encouraged to bring their research and practical experience and discuss issues openly and critically. One of the key themes was a discussion...

Fórum Nacional Urbano de 2008

Sunday, 30 March, 2008
Em março de 2008 Development Workshop em parceria com o Ministério do Urbanismo e Ambiente e da Rede de Pobreza Urbana organizou o Fórum Urbano Nacional como um intercâmbio urbana Sul - Sul . O Fórum foi baseado na troca de experiências de participação política desenvolvida no Brasil , Angola e Moçambique , com abordagens teóricas , combinadas com exemplos de sucesso no contexto da...

Fórum Nacional Urbano de 2007

Wednesday, 11 April, 2007
Em Abril de 2007, o Ministério do Urbanismo e Ambiente organizou o primeiro Fórum Urbano Nacional, em parceria com o Programa de Pobreza Urbana de Luanda (LUPP), com o apoio do Escritório de Direitos Humanos da ONU. O Fórum foi aberto pelo Ministro Sita José e com a presença de um dos Vice-Governador de Luanda Francisca de Esporito Santo, bem como o vice-ministro do MAT Mota Lis (responsável pela...

David Birmingham on Politicas e o Povo - 1906 to 2006 on 18th September 2006

Monday, 18 September, 2006
As part of Development Workshop's celebration of 25 years work in Angola, DW invited the renowned historian David Birmingham to speak at our office in Luanda on September 19, 2006. Professor Birmingham transformed the history of Angola's last one hundred years into a series of stories situated at ten year intervals beginning at 1906. The intriguing lecture covered the early Angolan resistance to...

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