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Poverty Reduction in Action: Participatory planning in San Fernando, Buenos Aires, Argentina

This paper describes an initiative to support community-directed development projects in low income neighbourhoods in San Fernando, one of the poorer, peripheral municipalities in Buenos Aires. This was part of a national programme for 'vulnerable groups' in low-income areas and which sought to facilitate access to social services, increase participation and promote transparency in the use of government resources at local level. Keywords: urban-poverty

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Schusterman R (2002) Poverty Reduction in Action: Participatory planning in San Fernando, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Human Settlements Working Paper Series Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas No. 6. IIED, London.