Urban management


  • Ghana Urban Management Pilot Project

    Ghana Urban Management Pilot Project... The GUMPP (Ghana Urban Management Pilot Project) aims to improve the living conditions in urban areas for the inhabitants of the four selected cities of Kumasi, Sekondi-Takoradi, Tamale and Ho. The project will promote sustainable development from a financial, environmental, and social perspective
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  • Pilot integrated urban management program launched in Ghana

    Pilot integrated urban management program launched in Ghana... The Ghana Urban Management Pilot Program (GUMPP) waslaunched in the city of Ho by the Vice President, John Dramani Mahama, on 7 May. This program is particularly important for the country whose population will double by 2040. It aims to promote enhanced urban governance and make local public investments to improve living conditions for residents
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  • AFD supports an efficient urban transport management for Dhaka

    AFD supports an efficient urban transport management for Dhaka
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  • Start of works for the GUMPP project - Signing of design and supervision contracts

    On 28 August 2013, the new Director of AFD Accra, Mrs Amélie July, signed with two civil engineering consultancy firms, contracts covering the supervision and detailed design works of the GUMPP project (Ghana Urban Management Pilot Project). The GUMPP is financed through a Euro 40 M concessionary loan to the Ghanaian State and Euro 500 000 grant
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  • [NA]

    Poverty reduction targets and the context of decentralization and administrative reform led the Niamey Urban Community (NUC) to design a project with AFD comprising three components: a component for structuring road infrastructure on a city scale, a component for local urban infrastructure and facilities for the city' s five new municipalities and a component to support NUC and improve urban management
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  • Visit of Prime Minister Mr François Fillon to Ghana

    The Honourable Mr Kwabena Duffuor, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, His Excellency Mr Henri de Raincourt, French Minister for Cooperation and Mr Dov Zerah, Chief Executive Officer of the French Development Agency (AFD), signed a loan agreement of 40 million euros and a grant agreement of 500 000 euros (total of about 87 millions Ghana cedis), for the financing of the Ghana Urban Management Pilot Programme (otherwise called GUMPP)
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  • [NA]

    The third 1 2 million euro component includes various support services to the Urban Community and Nouakchott municipalities: technical assistance and Ownership support for the whole project; conducting studies and specific assessments; training services and capacity building for municipalities and NUC to strengthen urban management
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  • Urbanization in Africa: What solutions for controlled growth?

    It is estimated that there will be 1 2 billion city dwellers in 2050, while the average number stood at 3 million inhabitants in the 1960s. This major challenge is de facto accentuated (and exacerbated) by two phenomena: the gap or strong differential firstly between galloping urban sprawl and insufficient economic growth and, secondly, between urban growth and urban management, which is generally weak or inadequate
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  • Supporting the Municipality of Diyarbakir in an Urban Renewal Project of the Ben U Sen District

    Under the management of the Studios of Cergy (an ONG where professionals work together for urban management projects), a group of the local population and experts from various professional sectors will conduct a collective research on the district of Ben U Sen. These work-shops will essentially be a place to think about different urban project options by taking in account economic, environmental and social challenges
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  • More sustainable transport to support Istanbul's growth

    The project financing allows AFD to be part of an upstream reflection process on the urban management of development projects via cooperation with the City of Paris and Paris Urban Planning Agency (APUR). The two cities are exploring opportunities together for possible areas for urban development and transport partnerships
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