Africa Training Course on Urban and Regional Development Planning and Management
5 Apr 2010 - 16 Apr 2010

Background Information

The main objective of the training course is to improve the African planners’ skills and knowledge in urban and regional development planning. By focusing on the successful experiences of Singapore, the course aims at assisting African planners and administrators to acquire the skills and competence they require to design and implement effective and sustainable regional and urban development policies and strategies. The course is specifically aims at:
  • Improving the participants’ knowledge and understanding of the broad range of urban issues facing African countries;
  • Providing opportunities for African planners to learn from the effective urban management experiences of Singapore;
  • Facilitating exchange of experiences and ideas between African and Asian planners; and
  • Promoting South-South cooperation by building and strengthening institutional linkages between African and Asian training and planning institutes.

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