THE ABUJA DECLARATION 2011 (The CAP/NITP West African Conference)

The CAP/NITP West African Conference was held at the Nicon Luxury Hotel Abuja, from the 12th -15th of sept, 2011. Delegates from Ghana, Gambia and Nigeria, the host country attended the conference. A lead paper and 9 support papers were presented. The theme of the conference was “INCLUSIVE PLANNING FOR SUSTAINABLE HUMAN SETTLEMENTS: THE WEST […]

State of Commonwealth Cities Symposium

Come and Celebrate the cities of our Commonwealth at this exciting international event. This is a chance for you to share ideas and inspirations for planning and designing resilient cities. Planners, policy makers, city stakeholders and decision makers from around the world are invited to share ideas and hear from others how cities are being […]

New e-learning course: “Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning” available and open for registration

September 1 – October 19, 2011 (Apply by August 11, 2011) After a successful launch in early 2011, the World Bank Institute is offering the updated version of the Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning course under the new World Bank e-Institute. This course demonstrates how urban practitioners, policymakers, and city managers can effectively utilize policies […]

The NITP Blog. Welcome.

A blog is a personal diary. A daily pulpit. A collaborative space. A political soapbox. A breaking-news outlet. A collection of links. Your own private thoughts. Memos to the world. So the NITP blog is a place where Town Planners can read notices, news and thoughts from select members of the Institute. You can comment […]


I came across this article today and find out is a perfect case of Planning at Federal Level.  The Federal Government of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Works, Housing and Urban Development should learn a lesson from this. Your comments are welcome.  Kabir M. Yari >Federal smart growth SEATTLE – Members of President Obama’s […]