Tag: informal economy

WIEGO & the Informal Economy at WUF6

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Inclusive Cities Booth Traffic at World Urban Forum

At the first full day of sessions on September 3, our partners at WIEGO held the networking session “The Role of the Informal Economy in Cities: Current Realties and Future Prospects.”  In the well-attended session, urban worker leaders shared the realities of their livelihoods, their experiences of collective action and of local authorities. Caroline Skinner, WIEGO’s… Read more »

Fair City Planning

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Inclusive Solid Waste Management

The Inclusive Cities Project is influenced by a set of broad guidelines we call the “Inclusive Cities Theory of Change.” A city is on the road to becoming one inclusive of informal economy workers like home-based workers,   street vendors and waste pickers when each of these guidelines is reflected in urban planning and policy… Read more »

Advocacy for Informal Workers

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Advocacy for Informal Workers

The Inclusive Cities Project is influenced by a set of broad guidelines we call the “Inclusive Cities Theory of Change.” A city is on the road to becoming one inclusive of informal economy workers like home-based workers, street vendors and waste pickers when each of these guidelines is reflected in urban planning and policy decision… Read more »

Global Statistics & Urban Planning with the Informal Economy

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Global Statistics and Urban Planning

The Inclusive Cities Project is influenced by a set of broad guidelines we call the “Inclusive Cities Theory of Change.” A city is on the road to becoming one inclusive of informal economy workers like home-based workers, street vendors and waste pickers when each of these guidelines is reflected in urban planning and policy decision… Read more »

Informal Workers in Accra Make Their Voices Heard

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Informal Workers in Ghana Make Their Voices Heard

In Ghana, 2012 is an election year and informal workers are working hard to make their voices heard in the capital city of Accra. On the 14th of July the Ga-East Traders Union, an affiliate of the StreetNet Ghana Alliance, organized an event called “Raising the Profile of the Informal Economy in the 2012 Elections”… Read more »