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 […]

NITP & THE WORLD CITIES FORUM

The World Cities Summit is a Premier event that brings together leaders and policy makers with expertise in their fields to identify innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing cities today. The theme of this year’s 2010 summit is ‘livable and sustainable cities for the future’. The event focuses on leadership and governance, eco-friendly […]

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 […]

PLANNING AT FEDERAL LEVEL IN THE US

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 […]