Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme

A UN-HABITAT programme in cooperation with the European Commission and the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretariat. Read more


Currently there are 35 African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries taking part in the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme.


Phase 1 Urban Profiling

The urban profile is a city-wide overview and needs assessment.

Phase 2 Action planning and programme document formulation

Cities prioritize interventions on the neighbourhood level and develop one or more pilot slum upgrading projects.

Phase 3 Project implementation

Pilot projects developed in phase 2 are implemented.

Phase 4 Scaling up

The best projects from phase 3 are replicated and scaled up nationally.