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ACTIVITIES IN Madagascar
City Development Strategy for Antananarivo, Infrastructure Development, Urban Services Improvement and City Poverty Strategy
The objective of Component 1 is to provide decision-makers and financing institutions with a medium- and long-term vision of metropolitan development and a strategic framework for short- and medium-term projects for water drainage, waste water and solid waste management.
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Partner: Local Authorities: Municipality of Antananarivo
Funding Institution: Cities Alliance
International Organizations: Cities Alliance, UN-HABITAT
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Cost: US$286,000 (US$83,000 implemented by UN-HABITAT)
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UN agencies working together on shelter in Madagascar
Antananarivo - 31 May 07


UN-HABITAT joined a group of UN agencies in Madagascar earlier this month for a seminar on housing reform and shelter needs as part of the new ‘One UN’ concept whereby all agencies working in a country pool their expertise as best they can for the benefit of all.

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STATISTICAL OVERVIEW
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Urbanisation
  Total Population: 16m
  Urban population: 30%
  Slum to urban population: 93%
  Annual population growth rates:
  Urban: 5%
  Slum: 5%
(2001 estimates)
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Slum Indicators
% urban population with access to:
  Safe Water Source: 85%
  Improved sanitation: 16%
  Sufficient Living area: 56%
  Durable Housing: 90%
(2001 estimates)

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