About Clarisse Cunha Linke

Clarisse Cunha Linke has 17 years’ working experience in Brazil, Mozambique, and Namibia. She holds a MSc in Social Policy from the London School of Economics. Until 2011, Clarisse was a BEN Namibia director, developing the largest community-based bicycle distribution network in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2010, she won the Ashoka Changemakers Challenge "Women, Tools and Technology". She is member of the Board of Directors to the Network for Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), Transporte Ativo, and Casa Fluminense. She has a seat in the Fórum Brasileiro de Mudanças Climáticas, Transport Advisory Boards to City Rio de Janeiro and the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region.

Shortcomings of Brazil’s Minha Casa, Minha Vida Programme

By |2018-09-27T09:14:37+02:00September 27th 2018|basic infrastructure & housing, global urban debates, housing & informality, urban & metropolitan governance, , , , |

Brazil's social housing programme Minha Casa, Minha Vida prides itself on having delivered an enormous amount of affordable housing. But putting a roof over people's heads is not sufficient if the settlements are located on the far outskirts of a city, depriving residents of access to urban resources, claims Clarisse Cunha Linke.

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