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(The) Gambia: Brikama Urban Profile

(The) Gambia: Brikama Urban Profile
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). August 2011
  • Brikama, The Gambia, is a cosmopolitan city and many economic activities take place in the town; it also serves as the urban center for surrounding communities. Majority of the poor are women and gender disparities in access to livelihood, skills and economic resources are among the fundamental causes of poverty in Brikama. The urban profiling in Brikama consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at the local and national level.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Gambia
  • Main themes: Environment, Informal settlements, Infrastructure, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Poverty reduction, Urban areas, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Development agencies, Local governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Case studies
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Published in 2015