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Resources

Welcome to Cooperative Housing International’s resources section. In this section you will find up-to-date information from around the world. We aim to give housing coops tools and resources required for their work and to keep you informed on issues affecting housing.

If you have a resource to share please email info@chi.coop.
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Zambia’s Rural Housing and Enhanced Youth Skills Development

Community-led initiatives in Zambia have shown success, like in Lumwana, where a group of youth was trained on block moulding to build a house.

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Civic Forum on Housing and Habitat Zambia (CFHHZ)

Housing inequalities have continued to rise
both in urban and rural areas of Zambia.
If the country does not change its practices it is estimated there will be a deficit of 3.3
million homes by 2030.

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Zambia National Housing Policy Paving the Way for Cooperatives

Last year, the Zambian Government launched the 2020
National Housing Policy. The policy further recognizes housing
cooperatives and community-led housing
initiatives as an avenue to deliver affordable
and adequate housing.

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The Cooperative Movement in Kenya

The vibrant and dynamic cooperative movement in Kenya – the strongest in Africa – is a key player in the economy, controlling about 43 per cent of Kenya’s gross domestic product (GDP). … Read More

Financing and Development Africa
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