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Gabon

  • Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 2,239,465
  • Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 3 projects
  • Main donors: UNDP Gabon
  • Implementing partners: UNDP, Ministère de la Promotion des Investissements, des Travaux Publics, des Transports, de l’Habitat et du Tourisme, local municipalities and NGOs
General information

Capital: Libreville

Major cities: Port-Gentil , Franceville,Oyem, Moanda, Mouila, Lambaréné, Tchibanga, Koulamoutou, Makokou,

  • Population: 1.633 Million
  • GDP: US$ 18.38 Billion
  • GDP growth: 5.6%
  • Urban population (annual %): 86%
  • Population growth rate (average annual %): 2.4%
  • Urban population growth rate (average annual %): 2.75%
  • Rural population growth rate (average annual %): 0.13%

Source: World Bank 2012

UN-Habitat projects in Gabon

Support to the formulation of a project document on Housing and Urban Development Policy in Gabon     

To assist the Government formulate a project proposal aiming at formulating housing and urban development policies

  • Duration: January 2011 – December 2012
  • Value: US$ 34,000
  • Donor: UNDP Gabon

 

Support to the formulation of a project document on Housing and Urban Development Policy in Gabon

  • Duration: May 2010 – August 2010
  • Value: US$ 30,000
  • Donor: UN-Habitat

Support the development of a national strategy for housing and urban development in Gabon (Phase II)

To strengthen national, regional and local capacities for formulating and monitoring the national strategy for housing and urban development. To provide the government with a national strategy for housing and urban development. To provide policy makers, parliamentarians, local politicians, planners and non-state actors in the housing and urban development with new institutional and operational tools for urban planning, governance, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Duration: June 2014 – December 2016
  • Value: US$ 2,175,465
  • Donor: UN-Habitat Regional Office for Africa
  • Implementing partner: PNUD/UNDP, Ministère de la Promotion des Investissements, des Travaux Publics, des Transports, de l’Habitat et du Tourisme, chargé de l’Aménagement du Territoire, municipalités, bureau du projet, prestataires de service et organisations non gouvernementales.
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