Grass-roots Action Could Improve World's Slums

<p>Can globalization change the world's poorest neighborhoods?</p>
August 15, 2007, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments

"...within the next 30 years, one in every three inhabitants of our globe will live in the "slums" of the world's exploding cities...Most new urban slums are euphemistically called 'informal settlements' -- unrecognized by government, lacking basic services, and with no legal basis for land appears that the principle of ready to spread dramatically to housing and such shared basic services as water and sewer connections."

Full Story:
Published on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 in The Washington Post Writers Group
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email