Multi-Actor dialogue on inclusive urban renewal and co-production of housing in central and western Africa

The dialogue brought together multiple stakeholders from West and Central Africa to discuss on Urban renewal and co-production of housing in these regions. This dialogue was convened from 23rd to 24th of May 2019 in the United Nations Complex, Nairobi, Kenya. It brought together about 35 participants representing different organisations, governments and NGOs like UN Habitat, African Union, Islamic Development Bank, Africa Investment Bank, Shelter Afrique, Government of Guinea, CTE Design, NextGen Real Estate, Centrum among others.

The State of African Cities 2018 - The geography of African investment

The aim of The State of African Cities 2018: The geography of African investment report is to contribute to development policies that can turn African cities into more attractive, competitive and resilient foreign direct investment (FDI) destinations. Attracting global FDI is highly competitive and crosses various geographic scales, therefore regional cooperation by cities and nations is critical. But FDI is not a panacea since it has both positive and negative effects and careful choices need to be made by cities in their pursuit of FDI, if it is to lead to inclusive economic growth.

Ningo-Prampram planning authority approves Accra’s planned city extension

Accra, 27 July 2016 – The concept plan for the Accra urban extension in Ningo-Prampram, developed by UN-Habitat’s Urban Planning and Design LAB, was approved by the Statutory Planning Authority of the Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NiPDA).

Loger les Pauvres dans les Villes Africaines-Guide de Formation du Facilitateur

Le présent Guide du facilitateur préparé par ONU-Habitatet l’Alliance des villes accompagne la série des Guidespratiques pour les décideurs politiques : loger les pauvresdans les villes africaines. Ce Guide du facilitateur estfourni avec une clé USB contenant la série des Guidespratiques, des présentations PowerPoint sur chaqueGuide pratique, et des vidéos à utiliser dans le cadre desactivités de formation. Disponible en anglais.

UN-Habitat publishes a training pack on pro-poor housing in Africa

Nairobi, 5 August 2015-- UN-Habitat has published a Training Pack on housing the poor in Africa. The pack is a resourceful training companion that is made available on-line for download from UN-Habitat website.  Training and Capacity Building organizations and other learning institutions can use the Training Pack to train policy makers and housing practitioners from the public, private and community sectors.