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A conversation about upgrading at Bang Bua
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An exchange between an international team of professionals who are struggling to find ways to support community-driven upgrading, and a group of community people who are actually doing it.
Author: Asian Coalition for Housing Rights

 UN Habitat's Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF) is working with governments, slum communities and local financial institutions to find new ways to mobilize investments for slum upgrading in which slum dwellers themselves are the key actors and key implementers. This report describes the lively exchange that took place during the SUF team's visit to a large upgrading project being undertaken by a network of 12 squatter communities along the 13-kilometer length of the Bang Bua canal, in Northern Bangkok.

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• Financing   • Housing Alternatives   • Housing and Land Rights / Right to Adequate Housing   • People’s Housing Processes   • Squatters   • Technical Areas of Housing   • Urban Centers   

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