Right To The City urban thinkers' dialogue held on Thursday 13TH april 2017 in KAMPALA

on the panel was; Ms Dorothy Baziwe, Dr. Donald Rukare, Mr. Simon Mwesigye, Ms Hafisa Namuli and Mr Samuel Mabala.,
participation of different urban stake holders during the lunch break

Ms. Hafisa Nmauli introduced STDM a pro-poor tool that is used to gather data pertaining to land issues. The STDM tool is also gender responsive and calls for both men and women to participate and secure housing rights

Different stakeholders need to come on board to advocate for decent housing for the "invisible" poor.

Different stakeholders need to come on board to advocate for decent housing for the "invisible" poor.

over view of the proceedings

Samuel Mabala: "Not everybody is entitled to ownership of land but everyone deserves decent housing"

The Relationship between tenants and land owners has greatly improved with the help of the STDM tool.
"The alternative to evictions is negotiating and remolding the land for redevelopment." Said Ms. Dorothy

there is need to mobilize informal settlers into Housing cooperatives to enhance incomes and access the city!

Imagine this; only 2-3% of registered land is owned by women yet they are the biggest percentage in the population

Much of the concentration has been focused on the urban hence making people move from the rural
"If we don't address the issues in the rural areas, we cant talk about sustainable programs in the urban areas"

Credits:

Created with images by The Dilly Lama - "Kampala" Daron Bartlett

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