Background and objectives
This project supports the municipalities of Antsirabe, Antsiranana, Mahajanga and Toamasina, four of the seven major cities in Madagascar, to prepare city development strategies and participatory strategic planning for poverty reduction, focusing on basic urban infrastructure, complementing local and national investments supported by the World Bank urban infrastructure project and other international partners. The project supports local arrangements for community participation and ownership of water and sanitation infrastructure and municipal and national capacities for sustainable growth.
Project activities include the documentation of city profiles and organization of city consultations, participative development of action plans, adaptation and implementation of Habitat's learning tools for local leaders and elected officials and documentation of the learning through action process and development of guidelines for formulation and implementation of a coordinated and participative pro-poor city development strategy.
Detailed activities and terms of reference for sub-contractors have been prepared.