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Côte d’Ivoire

  • Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 50,000
  • Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 1 project
  • Main donors: ECOWAS
  • Implementing partners: ECOWAS, UNIDO
General information
Capital: Yamoussoukro Major cities: Abidjan, Abobo, Bouaké, Daloa, San-Pédro

  • Population: 19.84 Million
  • GDP: US$ 24.68 Billion
  • GDP growth: 9.5%
  • Urban population (annual %): 52%
  • Population growth rate (average annual %): 2.3%
  • Urban population growth rate (average annual %): 3.7%
  • Rural population growth rate (average annual %): 0.8%

Source: World Bank 2012

UN-Habitat projects in Côte d'Ivoire
Development of the Ibadan-Abidjan Urban Energy Corridor for Sustainable Urbanisation and Economic Growth     IDF project to promote sustainable urbanization and adequate shelter for all through adequate urban planning processes and affordable access to modern energy services.

  • Duration: June 2012 to December 2012
  • Value: US$ 50,000
  • Donor: ECOWAS
  • Implementing partners: ECOWAS, UNIDO
  • Location: Regional project in Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire

  Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development and adoption of inclusive policies and strategies for slum upgrading . The Programme also aims to strengthen community, city and national key stakeholders’ capacities in participatory slum upgrading in Cote d’Ivoire, particularly in the cities/towns of Abobo, Boundiali, Port Bouet and Treichville, thus adding value to the development of policy, institutional, legislative, and financial frameworks.

  • Implementation Phase: Phase II
  • Duration: 2008- December 2015
  • Donor: European Commission and, the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Secretariat
  • Implementing Partners: UN-Habitat and the Ministry of Construction, Housing, Sanitation and Urbanism
  • Profile cities/ location: Cities/ town of Abobo, Boundiali, Port Bouet and Treichville
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