About S. Emmanuelle Laurinda Godjo

S. Emmanuelle Laurinda Godjo is a young urban planner. She is currently completing a master's degree in development planning and management in SPRING programme at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana, after spending the first year of the programme in Germany at Technische Universität Dortmund. She also works with a local NGO in her home country Benin, where she is in charge of Information, Education, and Communication for Changes in Slums in the capital city Cotonou. Laurinda is passionate about topics related to slums upgrading, cities development, advocating for urban poor, as well as communities' participation in planning.

Having a Say in What Affects Your Life: Youth Participation in Kumasi, Ghana

By |2019-02-21T09:40:07+01:00February 21st 2019|urban & metropolitan governance, Tags: , , , , , , |

In Ghana, several policies and laws aim at including youth in urban planning processes. In reality, however, youth do not take part in city development. Emmanuelle Laurinda Godjo analyses the causes and suggests measures that authorities should take.

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