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Sustainable Cities Management Initiative

Country and Sustainable Cities IAP Overview
The projects in Senegal (cities are Greater Dakar in Diamniadio Industrial Park and Saint Louis) aim to (1) integrate climate risks and other sustainability aspects in the planning and management process and (2) promote resource efficiency and cleaner production in industries, integrated waste management and sustainable energy use. Project deliverables under component 1 include a national framework for urban governance that integrates sustainability, city-level training, detailed Urban Plans for pilot cities integrating climate risks and sustainability, new plans correcting existing discrepancies, pilot projects, coastal and natural areas planning and investment, and knowledge sharing. Project deliverables for Component 2 include assessments on resource use efficiency and cleaner production methods for industries in Diamniadio, pilots for the reduction of dioxin and furan emissions and hazardous waste generated by industrial activities, and low-carbon energy technologies for promoting renewable energy in industries.
Knowledge products
  1. Providing territorial authorities with urban planning and management tools that integrate climate risk. English | French
  2. Diamniadio: Planning a new sustainable city. English | French
  3. Saint-Louis: Ensuring the sustainable development of a historic city in danger and its surrounding area. English | French
  4. Eliminating flooding in a sustained manner through innovative drainage systems. English | French
  5. Promoting necessary reforms to ensure the sustainable operation and maintenance of drainage systems. English | French
  6. Promoting community engagement to support the resilience of local populations and the preservation of drainage systems. English | French
  7. Investing in community projects to boost sustainable urban development. English | French
  8. PROGEP: A sustainable solution for urban flood management. English | French
  9. PROGEP: From flood control to the promotion of sustainable cities. English | French
Sustainable Cities IAP Project Proponent
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Municipal Development Agency
Implementing Agency
World Bank, UNIDO
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