This study looks at a range of interventions led by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to confront the urban poverty crisis in South Asia and Africa. It provides detailed case studies of interventions that have been guided by the principles of sustainable livelihoods and have developed an integrated approach. The material ranges from fresh analysis of some renowned interventions in Pakistan and South Africa, to some studies which if not the first of their kind, then bring to the reader rare insights into countries whose urban dynamics have rarely been discussed in development literature, like Angola and Sudan.
Dr Stuart Coupe. DFID KAR Project R8257: Final Research Report. Understanding Urban Livelihoods: Project Experiences Phase II. January 2003 to March 2005, 17pp.