The Best Practices & Local Leadership Programme (BLP) promotes
the development and the dissemination of case books and case studies
focusing on lessons learned from good and best practices in improving
the living environment. These resources are intended to compliment
the Best Practices
Database and to support the capacity-building objectives of
The material presented here is largely the work of BLP partners
Case Books are complete publications, available as downloadable
documents. These case books contain an in-depth analysis of selected
practices. They are designed as learning tools suitable for training,
research, leadership and policy development purposes. These case
books are available as Portable Document Format (PDF files). Please
note that first time users of PDF files need to download and to
install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader before opening these files.
Hard copies are available from the original publisher.
• Urban Infrastructure
Development in Asia
Strategies against Evictions and Displacements in Historic Urban
• Building the City
with the People
• Implementing the Habitat Agenda: In Search of Urban Sustainability(Available
in hard copy)
• Sustainable Urbanisation: Bridging the Green and Brown Agendas(Available
in hard copy)
Additional case study material can also be found in the Transfer
section of our home page, providing examples of how best practice
knowledge, expertise and experience have been transferred from one
community to another.
Please feel free to use the materials and to disseminate them to
other people who do not have access to the Internet. Please quote
You are invited to submit your comments and suggestions as well
as any material you wish to share with others.