Elective V: Informal Areas

The aim of this course is to equip the students with skills and information to be able to address the root of informality and its effects based on a rights-based and social justice strategy responding to the problems of informality. It focuses on understanding the Local Community practices and how to identify the positive and negative aspects, defining the role of the different stakeholders (Local Government, NGOs, CBOs,…) and discussing the potential to partner and regulate the Local Community practices and achieve a maximizing use value when upgrading informal areas. Finally, it touches on some policies relates to informal areas and the possibility to have a future role in decreasing the formation of new informal areas.

Course ID
ARUD 375
Credit Hours