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Street addressing and Management of Cities

Categories: Unpublished | Author: Monika Kresic | Posted: 6/23/2016 | Views: 4092
April 9, 2014
Street Addressing is an invaluable tool for city management, although often misunderstood. It provides an opportunity to (a) create or update a map of the city that can be used by different municipal departments, (b) conduct a systematic survey that collects targeted information on the city, its services, businesses and population and (c) set up a database on the built environment that is, too often, unavailable. Information collected is associated with an address, thus making it locatable. This database is key in countries with rapidly growing urban areas where local authorities have lost control of the urbanization process. 

The objective of the course is to raise awareness of the importance of street addressing for city management, service delivery and maintenance, public asset management, land management, municipal resource mobilization, and business development. For more information: http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/street-addressing-and-management-cities
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UPP’s three-tier approach to knowledge, learning and innovation includes providing dynamic learning and capacity building opportunities in form of an E-learning curriculum delivered under the World Bank e-Institute - Open Learning Campus. E-learning is offered twice a year to local government officials and urban practitioners from SEE and is facilitated by local experts. Upon successful finalization, participants received a certificate of completion. For the moment the courses are offered in English but we are working towards translation and customizing of the courses to some of the SEE local languages, to be offered through the NALAS e-Academy. 

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