Day 1: Policy session – Cities

Managing African and Asian cities: The hands on experience

Discussing key policy concerns of rapidly urbanising economies in Africa and South Asia. The key topics for discussion include service service delivery in urban centres, city finance, urban public transport, sustainable land use and infrastructure, and the labour market.

Chair: Ijaz Nabi (Country Director, IGC Pakistan; Lahore University of Management Sciences)

Speakers:

  • Wilfred K. Anim-Odame (Ghana Lands Commission)
  • Haider Latif (Lahore Transport Company, Pakistan)
  • Kumar V. Pratap (Ministry of Urban Development, India)
  • Masood-ul-Haq (Excise and Taxation Department, Pakistan)
  • U Toe Aung (Yangon City Development Committee, Myanmar)