Learning from peers – Shaping Africa’s urban development

By | 2017-10-14T16:06:42+00:00 October 5th 2016|Categories: GOVERNANCE & FINANCE, PEER-LEARNING & CO-PRODUCTION|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In September 2016, Cities Alliance organised a workshop in Accra, Ghana, to encourage mutual learning between Cities Alliance’s members and active partners in Africa and to create synergies and increase collaboration efforts. The official delegation from Mozambique used this opportunity for an extended study trip in order to exchange with their Ghanaian peers.

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Internally Generated Funds – How local governments in Ghana can generate their own money

By | 2017-10-14T16:14:38+00:00 August 11th 2016|Categories: GOVERNANCE & FINANCE, MUNICIPAL & CLIMATE FINANCE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A colourful video overview how local governments in Ghana can increase their Internally Generated Funds and what benefits they provide.

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The challenges in achieving sustainable urban development for cities in Ghana

By | 2017-10-14T16:15:16+00:00 August 9th 2016|Categories: DECENTRALISATION, GOVERNANCE & FINANCE|Tags: , , , , , , |

What are the challenges Ghanaian cities face in achieving sustainable development? Isaac Ashai Omdatten, Mayor of Tema, describes how he makes his city more livable.

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Creating sustainable and liveable cities to support decentralisation in Ghana

By | 2017-10-14T16:26:47+00:00 July 21st 2016|Categories: DECENTRALISATION, GOVERNANCE & FINANCE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Rapid urbanisation accelerated by rural-urban and North-South migration due to economic imbalances causes serious challenges for local authorities in Ghana. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Support for Decentralisation Reforms (SfDR) programme supports the implementation of the Ghanaian decentralisation reforms at regional, district and local level.

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