2012 SAPI National Planning Awards

The South African Planning Institute (SAPI) is proud to announce the 2012 SAPI National Planning Awards that will be presented at the forthcoming 2012 Planning Africa Conference being held from 17 to 19 September 2012 at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Durban. SAPI would like to invite the public and planning profession to make their […]


Imagine tens of thousands of people around the world connecting online to discuss key issues about the urban future… Imagine new global networks being fostered between people who wouldn’t have connected otherwise… Imagine the results that could be achieved by this unprecedented global conversation and collaboration… Join the CITY CHANGER dialogue at www.worldurbanforum.org The city […]

Porto Novo 2012 : Apply until May, 15th

Call for application : Young professional and student workshop of Porto Novo Ecosystem and urban Development – from July, 20th to August 11th Preserving, Protecting, planning and valuing depressional areas of the city of Porto-Novo. How to preserve, protect, plan and promote the different depressions (Zounvi, Donoukin and Boué) of Porto-Novo and create integrated ecological […]

NITP Past President’s Son Weds…

The family of Tpl. Jehu Gwani FNITP, PPNITP, Request the honor of ALL MEMBERS of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners At the marriage of their son YASHIM GWANI Saturday, March 24, 2012, at: ECWA Church, Gwari Road, Kaduna. By: 10.00 a.m. prompt. Reception follows after the Church Service at Gymnasium Hall of Ahmadu Bello […]


The South African Planning Institute (SAPI) is proud to host the 5th Planning Africa conference from 17 to 19 September 2012 at the International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa. —————– The Conference has grown in stature and relevance. It is now a key knowledge exchange platform for policy makers, development practitioners, planning specialists, and researchers […]

State Of Planning In Nigeria… Review

TECHNICAL NOTES ON THE REVIEW 1. Why the Report on the State of Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria? Nigeria is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa. However, most urban growth and development taking place is unplanned and haphazard. About 60% of the urban population are living in informal areas. Most urban centres, […]