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Irit Eguavoen

contributed to D+C/E+Z in autumn of 2021. She works at the Department of Geography of the University of Bonn. She has been doing research in Abidjan since 2017.

All articles of Irit Eguavoen

Informal sector

Abidjan’s acute housing shortage

In Côte d’Ivoire’s commercial capital, a harsh eviction policy has made life more difficult for low-income communities


Informal real-estate business in West Africa

Slums are growing rapidly in many cities in low-income countries. A new study sheds light on who profits from the informal property market

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