The Role of Local Governments in Sustainable Urbanisation

By |2019-02-12T13:36:51+02:00August 18th 2016|governance & finance, urban & metropolitan governance, , , , ,

A key recommendation of the German Habitat Forum held in May 2016 in Berlin was that “cities need to be empowered as actors”. Urbanization not only implies geographical changes, but also a political change in order to manage growth. This is where local governments are most needed.

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

By |2019-03-12T10:41:49+02:00August 11th 2016|governance & finance, municipal & climate finance, , , , , , , ,

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

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“Those innovative instruments are now recognised as effective instruments to finance urban development”

By |2019-03-12T10:42:44+02:00August 2nd 2016|governance & finance, municipal & climate finance, , , , , , ,

Subnational Pooled Financing Mechanisms (SPFMs) are expected to play an increasingly strategic role in financing sustainable development. Jean-François Habeau, Executive Director of the international cities network FMDV, talks about the benefits and specific challenges of Subnational Pooled Financing Mechanisms for developing countries.

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