Tag: urban inclusion

Waste Picker News, April 6 2012

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PORTUGUÊS BRASIL. “Projeto artístico vai customizar carroças de catadores de lixo em SP.” O Globo (29 março 2012) por Rafael Sampaio. ‘Pimp my Carroça’ colocará retrovisores, buzinas e desenhos nos carrinhos. Ideia é dar visibilidade a quem trabalha com reciclagem, diz grafiteiro. BRASIL. “Governo discute criação do Programa Alagoas Catador em seminário.” Agência Alagoas (30… Read more »

Street Vendor News, April 5 2012

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Urbanism, street market, brazil

ENGLISH INDIA. “Street Vendors Seek Policy Safeguard.” Times of India (30 March 2012). Expressing concern over the continuous uncertainty looming large over street vendors in Assam, the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) on Friday urged the state government to frame rules for implementing a nationalpolicy undertaken by the Centre for them in… Read more »

Waste Picker News, March 29 2012

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urban inclusion, waste pickers, social justice, social inclusion

  PORTUGUÊS BRASIL. “Sem sistema estruturado, grupo de 4 mil pessoas sustenta a reciclagem no Rio.” O Globo (19 março 2012). O catador é hoje o principal agente do precário sistema de reciclagem no Rio. Se, no Brasil, o peso dessa mão de obra informal é imenso na cadeia do reaproveitamento dos resíduos, em países europeus… Read more »

First Congress of Latin America Waste Pickers

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This February marked the first congress of the Latin American Waste Pickers.  This video of the conference – and of the many struggles waste pickers face and overcome –  comes to Inclusive Cities through our partners at the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers.

Urban Inclusion = Improved Lives

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  For street traders, having the tools  to make their voices heard can make a big impact on their livelihoods. In hopes cities and traders across the world would be inspired by the challenged and opportunities presented by the informal economy, Inclusive Cities partner WIEGO’s Director of Urban Policies, Caroline Skinner, has co-authored the book Working… Read more »