The Challenge of Scale - Nationwide Upgrading

The Challenge of Scale - Nationwide Upgrading

This chapter from the Cities Alliance 2003 Annual Report examines the experience of nine countries that have demonstrated leadership in addressing the challenge of nationwide slum upgrading.

This assessment includes countries that have implemented nationwide upgrading for more than two decades and those that are just beginning to develop nationwide strategies.The countries included in this overview are: Brazil,Chile, Mexico, Mauritania, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia,Thailand, and Vietnam.This analysis focuses on several basic indicators of political will, land policies, and the essential features of strategies for moving to scale.

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