A master plan?

THERE is much talk about an under-preparation master plan for Karachi. There have been other plans before which have been reduced to a number of uncoordinated projects because they have

Land-use policy

THE media is full of real estate ads offering plots of land, condominiums, apartments, one-unit houses, holiday homes, farmhouses, commercial spaces, etc, in many locations in the country. The use

World then & now

WHEN I began working in low-income settlements in the late 1970s and early 1980s, there was no such thing as NGOs and civil society. Activists in low-income settlements usually formed