Antananarivo, Madagascar: Partnership for water access transformation

By |2018-08-02T11:56:41+02:00December 14th 2017|basic infrastructure & housing, water & sanitation, , , , , , , , |

In order to reach the Sustainable Development Goals related to water, sanitation and hygiene, the government of Madagascar has drawn up an action plan and commissioned JIRAMA, the country’s state-owned electricity and water provider, to improve access to safe water supply.

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Making Africa’s green cities core of the low carbon and climate resilient future

By |2018-08-02T11:58:48+02:00November 22nd 2017|economic development, green & smart development, , , , |

How Africa as a continent makes cities work for all while realising a low carbon and climate resilient economy, will determine the success of the Paris Agreement, says Sadiq Okoh. In his article, he outlines possible paths to green development.

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How sustainable mobility can transform Africa’s cities

By |2018-08-02T12:06:44+02:00May 31st 2017|basic infrastructure & housing, urban mobility, , , , , , , |

Over the next 15 years, African cities will add 300 million new urban residents—fully two-thirds above today’s urban population. This unprecedented demographic shift presents a tremendous opportunity for economic uplift and poverty reduction, but these benefits hinge on the ability of African cities to dramatically improve the delivery of infrastructure and services to drive future growth.

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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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How partnerships can help cities make the New Urban Agenda a reality

By |2018-08-02T12:07:47+02:00July 21st 2016|governance & finance, mutli stakeholder partnerships, , , , , , , , |

The vibrant, multi-level partnerships that have been formed in Accra through the Cities Alliance Land, Services and Citizenship programme show why inclusive partnerships are our best chance of achieving sustainable development.

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