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MTPA workshop for African urban agencies

27 Jun 2018

  • The Metropolitan and Territorial Planning Agencies global network

Initiated in Quito in 2016, in order to promote urban agencies as tools for implementation tools of the New Urban Agenda and to foster cooperations and creations of urban agencies.


  • What is an urban agency ?

An ingeneering tool…

shared : the Agency works for all its members, on their fields of common interests for the whole population

-partnership-oriented : the agency enables its members to exchange and cooperate on projects in order to achieve better territorial cohesion

-autonomous : the agency works and suggests new developements to its members, thank to its enlarged vision


  • What are the specific issues at stake in African cities, and what can an urban agency bring?


  • What will be the roadmap for the upcoming years among the African urban agencies of MTPA?


Conducted by :

Mahamoudou Wadidié, general director

Regional Development Agency (ADR) for Bamako Region, Mali (MTPA)

Brigitte Bariol-Mathais, generale delegate

French Network of Urban Planning Agencies, France (MTPA)


With the presence of :

Adam Abdou, urbanism cell of Niamey city, Niger

Valentin Bayiri, counsellor of the Ouagadougou mayor, Burkina Fasso

Issa Kanté, director of the Sissako Regional Development Agency (ADR), Mali

Horcel Sokeng Feuyem, chief of the urban planification department for Douala city, Cameroon

You would like to know more about the MTPA?

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Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire


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