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Residents in Rotes Pleng listen as the community leader discusses the community's map. Photo: Meng Cheang

Mapping the urban poor: 12 reasons why you should conduct enumerations of your settlements

Community-led mapping and enumerations are powerful tools to return power and democracy into the hands of the urban poor. Marcus Tudehope sets out twelve reasons why you and the communities you work within should embark upon an enumeration of your own.