Cities Alliance Proposals Update, Member Donor Coordination - 17 January 2012

17 January 2012

 
Dear Consultative Group,
 
The Secretariat is pleased to provide an update on Cities Alliance proposals that have been processed since our last Update of 28 October 2011.
 
I am pleased to share with you, for the purposes of member donor co-ordination, two proposals  "Urban Planning Education and Applied Research in Sub-Saharan Africa" and "Ethiopian State of the Cities Report - Good Governance for Growth & Transformation". 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 31 January 2012.
 
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 Cities Alliance Members Home Page.

With my best wishes,
 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Cities Alliance Proposals Update, Donor Coordination - 17 January 2012

 

I. Proposal for Donor Coordination
II. Proposals Approved

 

I. Proposals for Donor Coordination

Comments, if any, are due back to the Secretariat in ten business days, ie by  31 January 2012

1. Urban Planning Education and Applied Research in Sub-Saharan Africa
Proposal type: Knowledge Activity
Request to CA: $130,000
Submitted by: African Center for Cities
CA Member Sponsor: SDI

 


2.  Ethiopian State of the Cities Report - Good Governance for Growth & Transformation
Proposal type: Knowledge Activity
Request to CA: $301,167
Submitted by: Ethiopian Civil Service College
CA Member Sponsor: Ministry of Urban Development and Construction - Ethiopia,  GIZ, World Bank

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II. Proposals Approved

1. Tenure Security Facility Southern Africa: the provision of technical assistance and advisory services on incrementally securing tenure in slum upgrading (2 November 2011)
Proposal type: Catalytic Fund
Request to CA: USD 250,000
Submitted by: Urban LandMark
CA Member Sponsor:  Department of Human Settlements (South Africa), SDI


2. Technical Assistance to structure the National Monitoring System for Urban Settlement. (12 December 2011)
Proposal type: Brazil Country Work Programme
Request to CA: USD 74,000
Submitted by: Ministry of Cities Brazil
CA Member Sponsor:  World Bank


3.  Sustainable Urban Local Government Capacity Building in Ghana: An Enabling Platform for Effective Governance and Enhancement of Service Delivery (11 November 2011)
Proposal type: Ghana Country Programme
Request to CA: $414,160
Submitted by: Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS)
CA Member Sponsor: GIZ, SDI, AFD

4.  Support to Develop a National Urban Agenda Focused on Inclusive Urban Development Policies and Strategies (Ghana) (11 November 2011)
Proposal type: Ghana Country Programme
Request to CA: $755, 895
Submitted by: Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
CA Member Sponsor: AFD, GIZ, SDI, UN-Habitat


5. Urban Development Strategy of Yaounde and its metropolitan areas of Yaounde-CDS (17 January 2012)
Proposal type: Catalytic Fund
Request to CA: $240,000
Submitted by: Communauté Urbaine de Yaounde
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank

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