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Partnerships in Urban Planning

By Nabeel Hamdi,Michael Majale
ISBN: 9781853396571
Based on a three-year project in Kenya, this booklet examines the key features in understanding the development of participatory urban planning strategies and approaches that will assist in safeguarding of the position of poor and vulnerable.

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  • Synopsis
    Based on a three-year project in Kenya, this booklet examines the key features in understanding the development of participatory urban planning strategies and approaches that will assist in safeguarding of the position of poor and vulnerable. The book aims to help readers to understand power relations, and comparative advantage as a basis for deciding on partners; safeguard the poor and vulnerable in partnership formation; decide the type of partnership in relationship to purpose ; decide the kind of organization to which the partnership will lead; ensure partnerships create organizational identity whilst safeguarding the distinctive identity of individual partners; sort out levels of partner relations in pursuit of both practical and strategic agendas; understand partnership capacities interests and priorities as a basis for partner selection; assess the advantages of participation and partnership and evaluate risk; and utilise participatory action planning methods in order to converge the interests of stakeholders and pool resources.
  • Table of Contents
    Acknowledgements; Acronyms and abbreviations; List of boxes, figures and tables; Introduction; Background; Project purpose; Project approach. Part 1 – The Urban Challenge: Urbanization and the challenge of urban poverty; Urbanization of poverty; Sustainable urban development; Building the sustainable city; Participation and partnership: crucial dimensions for achieving the MDGs. Part 2 – Partnerships in Action: Partnerships – what are they? Purpose of partnerships; Choosing the right partner; Private corporate sector; Building partnerships; Action planning – reaching consensus. Part 3 – Guiding Principles; References; Online resources
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Nabeel Hamdi,Michael Majale
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 64
    Format Paperback / softback