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Zambia: national guidelines launched 
Local government in Zambia has received a boost to its planning work - a function that is an integral part of the countrys Decentralisation Policy - with the unveiling of the Integrated Development Guidelines. Read More
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
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