What is a Country Programme?
A Cities Alliance Country Programme is a longer-term, programmatic approach to addressing the specific urban development needs of a selected country, in the context of rapid urbanisation and the growth of urban poverty. It also promotes the development of inclusive cities.
Country Programmes target national government, local authorities and communities by developing two main components:
Funding to complement Cities Alliance member and partner activities by filling action or knowledge gaps.
The Country Programmes in Uganda, Ghana, Vietnam, Mozambique and Burkina Faso are funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Country Programmes: Initial Results