About Dana de la Fontaine

Dana de la Fontaine works with the Good Financial Governance Program at GIZ Mozambique. Her focus lies on decentralization and local government development. In the context of the cooperation between GIZ and Cities Alliance, her main objective is to support the national dialogue between national and local governments as well as actors of civil society, aiming at the development of a national urban agenda. De la Fontaine is a political scientist and holds a PhD in International Relations.

Urban Festival in Maputo: Tapping into the potentials of urban citizenry

By |2017-10-14T15:45:16+02:00November 19th 2016|governance & finance, participation, , , , , , ,

How can citizens become more actively involved in urban development? The Second Urban Festival that took place in Maputo, Mozambique, earlier this month offered various urban actors, stakeholders and inhabitants a multifaceted platform to come together, exchange ideas and jointly reflect upon their city’s development.

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Learning from peers – Shaping Africa’s urban development

By |2018-08-02T12:07:10+02:00October 5th 2016|governance & finance, peer learning & co production, , , , , , , , ,

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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