Cities Alliance Proposals Update, Donor Coordination – 13 November 2009

13 November 2009

Dear Consultative Group,

The Secretariat is pleased to provide an update on Cities Alliance proposals that have been processed since our last Update of 15 October 2009.

I am pleased to share with you one proposal recommended for approval, "A Strategy for Transforming Settlements of the Urban Poor in Uganda: A Secondary Cities Support Programme" which shall be considered approved on 27 November 2009, on a no-objection basis.

I would like to take this opportunity to highlight and share with you, for the purposes of donor co-ordination, two proposals "Planning Support Unit: An Initiative to Support City Development Planning in the State of Madhya Pradesh, India" and "World Urban Campaign – Support for Set up and Launch." We would welcome any early feedback or suggestions you or your country-based colleagues might wish to bring to our attention and would ask that comments be sent by 27 November 2009.

Please be advised that for ease of access, all Proposal Updates are routinely posted on the members page of our website -- accessible through "Members Login" at www.citiesalliance.org. Kindly please create a personal login to access the new, updated, Cities Alliance Members Home Page.

 
Best,

 
 

 

 

William Cobbett
Manager
Cities Alliance
1818H Street, NW
Washington DC
20433
USA

 

I. Proposals Recommended for Approval

Please click on the link below to access detailed information about the proposal, including a summary, objectives, activites and available documentation.

This proposal will be considered approved on 27 November 2009, on a no-objection basis:

 

II. Proposals for Donor Coordination

Please click on the links below to access detailed information about each proposal, including a summary, objectives, activites and available documentation.

Comments, if any, are due back to the Secretariat in ten business days, 27 November 2009.

 III. Proposals Approved

1.) Defining Africa’s Emerging Urban Agenda (12 November 2009)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $2,088,000 for Phase 1 of the programme, including $588,000 for the Central Program Operations
Recommended for Approval: $588,000 (Africa Facility)
Submitted by: African Center for Cities, University of Cape Town
CA Member Sponsors: World Bank Institute, DFID, South African National Department of Housing, Federal Government of Ethiopia

2.) Strengthening Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Latin America & Caribbean Cities (12 November 2009)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $ 65,000
Submitted by: World Bank
CA Member Sponsors: UN-Habitat, World Bank

3.) Supporting and Operationalising the National Urban Sanitation Policy (NUSP) in India (12 November 2009)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $ 75,000
Submitted by: National Institute of Urban Affairs
CA Member Sponsors: USAID, World Bank

4.) Indonesia Slum Alleviation Policy and Action Plan (SAPOLA) (29 October 2009)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $500,000
Submitted by: National Planning Agency (Bappenas)
CA Member Sponsors: AusAID, World Bank, UN-Habitat

5.) Integrated Urban Database (Ethiopia) (29 October 2009)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $ 248,500
Submitted by: Ministry of Works and Urban Development
CA Member Sponsors: Ministry of Works and Urban Development

6.) Citywide Slum Upgrading Plan (CSUP) for the Heritage City of Agra (India) (29 October 2009)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $499,987
Submitted by: Agra Municipal Corporation
CA Member Sponsors: USAID, World Bank

7.) Syria State of Cities Report (29 October 2009)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $450,000
Submitted by: State Planning Commission
CA Member Sponsors: GTZ

8.) Kiribati Sustainable Towns Program – Supporting The Implementation Of Town Development Strategies (23 October 2009)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $200,000
Submitted by: Ministry of Internal & Social Affairs
CA Member Sponsors: Australian Aid for International Development (AusAID)

9.) Joint Work Programme: Supporting Cities and Disaster Management (14 October 2009)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $75,000
Submitted by: Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank

 

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