Decentralization and Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Ensuring a Framework for Resilient, Inclusive, Sustainable and Equitable Urban Development
As part of its global webinar series on Decentralization and Local Development around the World, the Local Public Sector Alliance—in collaboration with the World Bank (Subnational Governance and Decentralization Global Solutions Group), UNDP, UNCDF, and a number of other global partners—is pleased to announce a series of knowledge sharing events on Decentralization and Local Development in Sub-Saharan Africa starting December 6, 2021.
Countries in Africa are rapidly urbanizing, with cities functioning not only as the engines of economic growth but also as spaces for social transformation. In order to ensure that city governments promote resilience and sustainable development while acting in an inclusive and responsive manner, cities need to be effective local governance institutions supported by an empowering intergovernmental framework. What reforms are ongoing across the region to achieve resilient, inclusive, sustainable and equitable urban development?
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