Urban Development...
Follow
4.8K views | +0 today
Urban Development in Africa
Veille sur le développement urbain en Afrique ayant pour objectif de recenser les évènements organisés autour des collectivités locales africaines, de mettre en avant l'expertise urbaine locale et de valoriser les travaux existants en matière de développement urbain.
Curated by FMDV
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Report : Making the invisible visible: generating data on ‘slums’ at local, city and global scales

Report : Making the invisible visible: generating data on ‘slums’ at local, city and global scales | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
Report from Shack/Slum Dwellers International describes how the largest set of data on slums was built and how it is being developed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Vers un titre foncier simplifié en Afrique francophone

Vers un titre foncier simplifié en Afrique francophone | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
L'Association du notariat francophone (ANF) met toujours en avant sa proposition de « titre sécurisé simplifié », imaginée en 2011, et mène un lobbying intense auprès de l'Assemblée parlementaire de la francophonie.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

How a new kind of “modern” urban development can include street vendors

How a new kind of “modern” urban development can include street vendors | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
How proper planning and considerations, rooted in citizen needs and demands, could support more vibrant streets in Accra.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

What will housing megaprojects do to SA's cities?

What will housing megaprojects do to SA's cities? | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
A series of new megaprojects, designed to accelerate housing delivery, is on the cards in South Africa but these schemes threaten to reinforce urban fragmentation, inefficiency and exclusion.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Comprendre les marchés fonciers urbains en Afrique de l’Ouest

Comprendre les marchés fonciers urbains en Afrique de l’Ouest | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
Les difficultés d’accès à la terre et la multiplication des conflits fonciers sont devenues des préoccupations majeures pour les habitants des villes d’Afrique de l’Ouest. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

The prosperity of African cities

The prosperity of African cities | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
Using the UN-Habitat Cities Prosperity Index to gain insight into African cities and the challenges they face.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Côte d’Ivoire: 250 000 logements économiques à réaliser en 5 ans

Côte d’Ivoire: 250 000 logements économiques à réaliser en 5 ans | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

"Quel modèle de financement adaptable à la réalisation de logements économiques et écologiques en Côte d’Ivoire ? Cette réflexion intervient à un moment où le gouvernement ivoirien est engagé dans une politique visant à résorber l’important déficit en logement".

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Nairobi, de plus en plus chaud

Nairobi, de plus en plus chaud | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
Les immeubles, toujours plus nombreux dans la capitale kényane, font barrage aux vents et piègent la pollution dans le centre urbain.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

An insider's cultural guide to Dar Es Salaam: laid-back bustle and bongo flava

An insider's cultural guide to Dar Es Salaam: laid-back bustle and bongo flava | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
From cassava on Coco Beach to political cartoons and traffic jams, Gloria Kahamba guides us around Tanzania’s largest city
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

1400 milliards pour le plan directeur d'urbanisme de Douala

1400 milliards pour le plan directeur d'urbanisme de Douala | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

"La mise en place du nouveau Plan directeur d’urbanisme (PDU) de la ville de Douala à l’horizon 2025 nécessitera plus de 1400 milliards de francs CFA, d’après une étude rendue publique lundi par la Communauté urbaine de Douala (CUD)".

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Book: Streets as Public Spaces and Drivers of Urban Prosperity by UN-HABITAT

Book: Streets as Public Spaces and Drivers of Urban Prosperity by UN-HABITAT | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

The Publication “Streets as Public Spaces and Drivers of Urban Prosperity” was launched by the UN-Habitat’s Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos, on 12 November 2013 at the UN-Habitat Headquarters, Nairobi.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Book: Banking and Finance in Africa

Book: Banking and Finance in Africa | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

In an effort to unravel the mystery of Africa's growth and progress in the 21st century, we will be launching a new book entitled "Banque et Finance en Afrique: les acteurs de l'émergence", to be published under the Revue Banque edition. The publication, an initiative by the African Bankers Club (Club des dirigeants des banques et des établissements de credit d'Afrique), will feature comprehensive analysis of Africa's banking and financial sector, through collective works gathered from the continent's economic and financial experts. The book will be launched in January 2016, and includes a preface by Christian de BOISSIEU and Arnaud de BRESSON.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Dakar : Améliorer le recouvrement des recettes publiques pour une gestion urbaine plus efficace

Dakar : Améliorer le recouvrement des recettes publiques pour une gestion urbaine plus efficace | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

Les finances publiques locales sont actuellement la priorité de nombreux projets d’amélioration de la gestion urbaine et locale. L’élaboration d’une stratégie dans ce domaine est déterminante pour assurer une bonne gestion des finances publiques locales et la viabilité à long terme des services et des infrastructures de la ville. Dans un contexte de fortes contraintes budgétaires liées à la crise financière et économique mondiale, les collectivités locales doivent s’adapter et innover pour mieux recouvrer et gérer leurs recettes. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

La bataille du rail africain

La bataille du rail africain | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
En Afrique de l'Ouest, deux grandes lignes ferroviaires vont être réhabilitées. En arrière-plan, la compétition entre les pays, les appétits chinois et français, mais aussi une nouvelle coopération pour le développement du continent.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Report : Who really governs urban Ghana?

Report : Who really governs urban Ghana? | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
In Ghana the way that urban neighbourhoods are really governed is often overlooked. This report from the Africa Research Institute examines the nature of urban politics in Ghana.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Achieving inclusiveness: The challenge and potential of informal settlements

Achieving inclusiveness: The challenge and potential of informal settlements | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
A comprehensive approach to upgrading slums needs to be seen as a way to foster equitable development. Habitat III can help bring about this recognition, writes Judith A. Hermanson, president and CEO of the International Housing Coalition .
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Secondary Cities: Neglected Drivers of Growing Economies [Infographic] | New Security Beat

Secondary Cities: Neglected Drivers of Growing Economies [Infographic] | New Security Beat | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

While much of the attention in international development and academia has focused on mega and primary cities, rapidly growing secondary cities will play a significant role in global economic development in this, the urban millennium.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

The potentials of carbon markets for infrastructure investment in sub-Saharan urban Africa

The potentials of carbon markets for infrastructure investment in sub-Saharan urban Africa | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
This paper examines the potential role of carbon financing in the form of the Clean Development Mechanism and the growing critiques from across the continent and beyond in relation to this financing pathway.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Reportage : Douala, en roues libres

Reportage : Douala, en roues libres | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
Douala compte près de 100 000 motos-taxis. Un nombre qui dit tout à la fois la faiblesse des infrastructures de transport et l'échec des politiques de lutte contre le chômage dans une ville traditionnellement contestataire, où aucun suffrage n'est à négliger.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Dakar, la capitale du Sénégal, en lutte contre les bouchons et la pollution

Dakar, la capitale du Sénégal, en lutte contre les bouchons et la pollution | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
Avec des équipements structurants en cours de réalisation, comme l’aéroport et une ville nouvelle à proximité de la capitale, ainsi qu'une multitude de projets numériques, Dakar a commencé à se construire un avenir de "ville intelligente".
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Urban geology of African megacities

Urban geology of African megacities | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
This discourse examines the dynamics of geoenvironmental phenomena and processes in Africa’s largest urban settings (Cairo, Lagos and Kinshasa), and uses case studies and city overviews (descriptions and geodata analyses) to show how the application of geology to urban construction and development in Africa should be effectively done.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

2015 Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook

2015 Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

"Innovation in housing finance –in terms of products, players, and approaches, not to mention target markets – is a key feature across the continent, creating new opportunities for investment and delivery. As both local and international investors chase growth opportunities in a sluggish global economy, they are employing diversification strategies to manage the risks of their traditional targets – and in this, residential property is increasingly becoming an option..."

more...
Investors Europe Stock Brokers's curator insight, November 20, 2015 6:13 AM

2015 Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook investorseurope stockbrokers"

Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Kigali, un modèle pour construire une ville respectueuse du climat

Kigali, un modèle pour construire une ville respectueuse du climat | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

"En 2010, le monde a franchi une étape importante puisque le nombre d’habitants des zones urbaines a dépassé pour la première fois la population rurale. Les villes, qui représentent moins de 2 % de la surface de la planète, consomment presque 80 % de l’énergie planétaire et sont responsables de plus de 50 % des émissions de gaz à effet de serre."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

The “G7″ of the Urban Poor Happening in Zimbabwe

The “G7″ of the Urban Poor Happening in Zimbabwe | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it
Representatives from seven Slum/Shack Dwellers International affiliate countries that constitute the Southern Africa Hub are currently meeting in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, for yet another opportunity to learn and share their varied experience on how they are tackling the challenges faced by the urban poor in the region. The affiliates attending the meeting include South Africa, Malawi, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Swaziland and the host, Zimbabwe. Hub meetings are regularly held in each of the affiliate countries. The Harare meeting follows the last one held in Blantyre, Malawi in March earlier this year.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FMDV
Scoop.it!

Polycom Development Project held Urban Thinkers Campus in Nairobi | World Urban Campaign

Polycom Development Project held Urban Thinkers Campus in Nairobi | World Urban Campaign | Urban Development in Africa | Scoop.it

The first Urban Thinkers Campus in Kenya was held on the 15 and 16 October at UN-Habitat Headquarters in Nairobi, under the umbrella of the World Urban Campaign, a global platform and convening of ‘urban thinkers’ coordinated by UN-Habitat and supported by UN-Habitat’s Youth and Livelihood Unit.

more...
No comment yet.