Singapore-UNCRD Joint Training Programme: Africa Training Course on Urban and Regional Development Planning and Management
15 Apr 2008 - 28 Apr 2008


The main objective of the training course is to provide African planners with requisite knowledge and analytical skills to design effective, socially acceptable, and environmentally sound sustainable urban and regional development policies and programmes.
More specifically, the training course aims at:
  • Improving the participants' knowledge and understanding of the broad range of urban issues to be addressed by African countries;

  • Providing opportunities for African planners to learn from the effective urban management experiences of Singapore;

  • Facilitating exchange of experience and ideas while establishing institutional linkages between African and Asian planners; and

  • Promoting South-South cooperation by building and strengthening institutional linkages between African and Asian training and planning institutions.

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