Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

By on 03/21/2014

<strong>UN-Habitat in Libyan Arab Jamahiriya</strong>
<strong>Country Information </strong>

Total Value of UN-HABITAT Investments in Libya: US$13,885,374

Total Number of UN-HABITAT Projects in Libya: 1 project

Capital: Tripoli

Major Cities: The major cities of Libya are Tripoli, Benghazi, Misratah, Tarhuna, Al Khums, Az Zawiyah, Zawiya, Ajdabiya, Sabha, Sirte.
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Population (million) 6.155million

2012

GDP

(billion current US$)

us$ 62.36billion

2009

GDP growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2.19%

2009

Urban population 78%

2012

Population growth rate

(average annual %)

0.8%

2012

Urban population growth rate

(average annual %)

1.1%

2012

Rural population growth rate

(average annual %)

0.1%

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: World Bank report 2012

UN-Habitat’s project in Libya is nation-wide and is about urban planning and design.

Donors: The main donor to UN-Habitat’s project in Libya is the Government of Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

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PROJECT TITLE OBJECTIVE BRANCH
SETTLEMENTS PLANNING – INFORMATION SYSTEMS TRAINING This project focuses on 1) Support the process of the implementation of the third planning phase (Third Generation) and the implementation of the NPPP 2000-2025; 2) To develop and build the institutional capacity of UPA and its branches; 3) To train and build the capacity of the UPA staff in improved urban development and management and GIS technologies; 4) Specify the basis, planning standards in cooperation with the national authorities and to revise planning laws as well as ordinances to include participatory approaches to ensure sustainable development. Urban planning and design

 

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