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Zimbabwe: citizens at the heart of development
With the support of CLGF and the United Councils Association of Zimbabwe (UCAZ), and funded by the EU, local councils in Zimbabwe are creating a closer relationship between residents and their local authorities. Read More
India: 66 million trees planted in Madhya Pradesh
Volunteers in India planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours in a record-breaking environmental drive Read More
Local solutions to reduce poverty in Canada
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is putting forward local solutions to reduce poverty across the country. Read More
Canada: tackling climate change
Taking a robust approach to combating climate change, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Canadian Government are to fund 48 projects in communities across Canada through the Green Municipal Fund. Read More
Trading places

Trading places

17 July 2017
Calling on the organisations extensive experience of international networks, CLGF was invited to take part in a meeting for the six mayors, recently elected to preside over the newly created Combined Authorities in England and their chief executives. Read More
Australia: local government capitalises on tourism
Tourism is potentially an important part of local economic development in any community, often leading to visitors spending money way beyond the initial point of attraction. This is why so many local councils across the Commonwealth recognise the need to support local tourism alongside providing crucial of public services. Read More
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