To contribute to urban poverty reduction policy development through an urban sector profile study – a rapid assessment of needs and capacity gaps to be addressed at local, national and regional levels.
To enhance regional, national and local dialogue in sustainable slum upgrading policy development; to build technical capacities in slum upgrading; to undertake feasibility studies for slum upgrading in the 12 countries which completed Phase One with the aim of establishing implementation activities.
To contribute to the strengthening of national/local policy, institutional, legislative, financial, normative and implementation framework reforms; to build institutional capacities; to implement pilot slum upgrading projects in selected countries.
Urban profiling (
Burundi, Cape Verde, Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Uganda, Antigua & Barbuda, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands)
- Finalizing reports of first batch of urban profiles (30).
- Introducing and tailoring study.
- City profiles (45 cities).
- National profiles (18 countries).
- Regional analysis (three).
- Printing and dissemination.
Feasibility studies and capacity building (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, D.R. Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia)
- Implementation strategy.
- Three policy seminars.
- Six capacity-building workshops.
- Stakeholder mobilisation.
- Surveys and analyses.
- Feasibility reports and action plans.
- Regional conference.
The programme will deliver three types of results:
- Urban sector profile studies/reports (18 national, 45 cities).
- Policy recommendations and action plans in countries where political support is provided by central and local authorities.
- Regional slum upgrading policy development, capacity building, feasibility studies and action plans in selected countries.