Fiji’s slums: Environmental risk and opportunities for resilience

Over MIT’s extended winter break, I received a grant to travel to Fiji to research the informal sector, or slums, in and around Suva.  The United Nations Estimates that by 2030, 69% of Fiji’s population will live in the informal/slum housing, compared to 35% in 1970 (UN 2004).   Senior officials that I interviewed in the Ministry […]