Alagados: Integrated Slum Upgrading in Salvador, Brazil

Resource Library | Author Stephen Giddings | Date 2012

This community upgrading project in Brazil highlights the importance of local ownership and buy-in in creating a successful program. The partnership between the urban development experience of a government entity and the social expertise of an NGO, with the support of international experts, allowed for a flexible program that could address both the infrastructural and social blocks to neighborhood upgrading.