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Eswatini local government leading on local economic development
Earlier this month, forty-five representatives from Eswatinis urban local authorities came together and completed a ground-breaking, four-day training workshop about Local Economic Assessments (LEAs). Read More
Dar es salaam

Dar es salaam

22 February 2019
As part of a project on urbanisation in East Africa, CLGF joined with partners this February to share the preliminary findings of research carried out over the last year. The meeting held in Karimjee Hall, Dar es Salaam revealed mapping of access, utility and expansion, which aims to stimulate a policy debate to foster more inclusive and welfare-enhancing urban transition in the cities of Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Khartoum. Read More
Cities and regions for development cooperation
CLGF Programme Manager Claire Frost has been taking part in the Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation Forum 2019 in Brussels on 4 and 5 February. Read More
Pakistan: Local Government a Partner in National Development
As an important local government conference came to a close this week in Islamabad, a range of recommendations have been made to inform the way forward. Organised by CLGF and the Local Councils Association of the Punjab, the event was part of an EU funded project to strengthen the four local councils associations in Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as well as the ADLG - the national umbrella body in Pakistan. Read More
CLGF Pacific members tackling rapid urbanisation
At a regional workshop held in December in Nadi, CLGF Pacific members gathered to develop a collective understanding of the issues and processes relating to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) in the Pacific region. Focusing on the role of local government in the NUA, the workshop was convened to prepare for the Fifth Pacific Urban Forum (PUF) to be held in May, 2019. Read More
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