Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop

Mon 30 Jul 2012 at 9:00 am to Wed 1 Aug 2012 at 6:15 pm


Nairobi, Kenya

The Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, a Platform and Network (PlanNet) for seeking better ways to develop and govern and manage habitats and environment, took place from July 30 to August 1, 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Workshop was co-organized by the  Centre for African Studies of Peking University, Development Workshop Angola and Mazingira Institute, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Workshop aimed to share experiences and best practices in pro-poor urban development in both China and Africa, focusing on Chinese involvement in African urbanization, and to promote concrete and actionable ideas for pilot projects to enhance the pro-poor impact of external Chinese engagements in Africa. This event was the Inception Workshop for the Africa-China Urban Initiative. Listen to audio recordings of different sessions by clicking on the links in the sections below.