Resources

The Africa-China Urban Initiative and its partner institutions have a number of resources available.

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Raising capital for an inner city mortgage company promoting rental housing

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Paul Jackson, Trust for Urban Housing Finance as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African Union for Housing Finance in Mauritius....

Mobilising Capital For Housing Finance

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Ashraf Esmaël, CEO Bramer Bank, Mauritius as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African Union for Housing Finance in Mauritius. The...

African Development Bank Group: Housing Market Dynamics and Financing in Africa

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Issa Faye, Research Division Manager, African Development Bank Group, as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African Union for...

A New Landscape for Housing Investors

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Rob Wesselo, Managing Partner & Country Director, International Housing Solutions, as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African...

The role of Central Banks in encouraging investment in housing

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Ken Poonoosamy, MD Board of Investment, Mauritius as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African Union for Housing Finance in...

Desjardins Internationale Development's microfinance housing experiences in Africa

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Francois St. Pierre, Director: Operations & Credit, Desjardins Internationale Development, as part of the 29th annual conference of the African Union for Housing Finance. The...

Housing Investment in Mauritius: Extending the reach down-market

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Manilall Seetohul, Managing Director, Mauritius Housing Company, as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African Union for Housing...

Structuring Public Private Partnerships in housing: Shelter Afrique

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Alassane Ba, Shelter Afrique, as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African Union for Housing Finance in Mauritius. The conference...

Affordable Housing Finance Sub Saharan Africa

Publication date: Wed 11 Sep 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Britt Gwinner, Program Manager Housing Finance Sub-Saharan Africa of the International Finance Corporation, as part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing...

Incrementally securing tenure in slum upgrading

Publication date: Sat 7 Sep 2013
Document type: Training document
This Practice Note outlines the actions taken by the municipal administration in Huambo, Angola, with support from Development Workshop, an NGO that has been working in Angola on human settlements...

Beijing water shortage worse than the Middle East

Publication date: Thu 5 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing water supplies have dropped below a critical threshold, according to statistics released by city water officials.

Will the interests of farmers be forgotten in China's urbanisation push?

Publication date: Tue 3 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
Urbanisation is transforming the lives of China's rural population. Zhong Ang of the Economic Observer questions whether it is also improving them. 

Who Will Plan Africa's Cities

Publication date: Sun 1 Sep 2013
Document type: Research paper
Africa’s cities are growing – and changing – rapidly. Without appropriate planning, they will become increasingly chaotic, inefficient and unsustainable. In many countries, planning legislation dates...

Blindly expanding Chinese cities is 'like spreading out big pancakes'

Publication date: Fri 30 Aug 2013
Document type: Article
China's urbanisation programme needs planning, not haste, a Chinese cabinet minister told reporters in Beijing this week. 

Linxia combats poverty with new financing mechanism

Publication date: Wed 7 Aug 2013
Document type: Article
The Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province has come out with a innovative financing program to help the rural people escape poverty faster, according a top official of...

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