Category: Tanzania

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Realities of informality on different continents

In the last part of our trilogy on informality within human settlements, we take a look at the realities of informality on different continents. We talk with two people who have first-hand experience, tell their stories and we share our own perceptions from around the globe.

Informal and formal settlements in two pictures

Formality & Informality

In this first part of our trilogy on informality within human settlements, we take a look at the definition of informality, the relation to the term slum, and the advantages and disadvantages of informality.

city view of Mwanza

Learning from the South

This episode focusses on the terminology: Global South and North, and follows the research of Sarah Kusché in Tanzania which helped deduce six lessons learned from the Community-based infrastructure Upgrading projects in Mwanza and Dar Es Salaam.