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(Institut Africain de Gestion Urbaine)

IAGU is an International NGO specialised in research and development activities, the provision of technical support, training and information to relevant stakeholders and the general public. Its mission is to support the West and Central African municipalities and local authorities to extend their planning and management capacities in order to improve local governance, promote sustainable management of the environment and combat poverty. The intervention areas are: Environmental planning and management, Urban agriculture, Household and hazardous waste, urban development, strategic planning and local governance; Social policies and poverty alleviation and urban environmental health. The main activities are research development, capacity development for urban management actors, Technical support and monitoring evaluation of urban development projects, Achievement of technical, socio-economic and environmental feasibility studies of projects in urban area.


Main role in the project

IAGU will participate in the definition of criteria for the identification of key stakeholders and for the evaluation of the socio-economic situation and policy background in the target countries. They will also lead and coordinate, jointly with IAGU, the work team of WP2. In this regard, IAGU will be responsible for the identification of key stakeholder and will collaborate in the regional assessment of SWM practices and technologies, in the mapping of the current research and network, the evaluation of the legal background and socio-economic structure, and the detection of the main barriers for the implementation of ISWM systems. They will participate in the elaboration of the guidelines for the selection and implementation of adapted ISWM systems. They will also provide support in the development of policy guidelines and recommendations and will organize a capacity building workshop in Dakar.





Mrs. Salimata Seck WONE



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