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Housing for isolated indigenous communities transforms lives in Brazilian wetlands

by Elena Garcia

 “Our collective and overwhelming lack of awareness of the importance of wetlands has made them the most globa…

How much do we care about those who put food on our tables?

by Elena Garcia

What do you think when you hear ‘California’? Malibu’s sun soaked beaches? The glamour of Hollywood? Or the hi…

Meet the World Habitat Awards Advisory Group

by Elena Garcia

Our World Habitat Awards Advisory Group met on Friday 1 September to help us select our finalists in the 2017 …

Rural Housing Week 2017

by Elena Garcia

It’s Rural Housing Week so we’re highlighting five World Habitat Awards projects which have improved the lives…

Nairobi – a city of contrasts

by Elena Garcia

In honour of World Africa Day I’m looking back on my recent trip to Nairobi, Kenya, my first experience of sub…

The Power of Communities

by Elena Garcia

Before starting at World Habitat as Communications Officer, I worked at a community organisation for a number …