Subnational Planning in Southern and Easter Africa: Approaches, Finance and Education

Bert Helmsing, KH Wekwete

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The volume seeks to examine critically the position and role of subnational (rural and urban-regional) planning in the countries of the Southern & Eastern African Region in the lights of the rapidly changing conditions of the 1980s. Three main themes have been singled out, namely, planning approaches, financing of subnational plans and education for planning.part I. Systematically sets out a framework for discussion and raises the issues to be discussed in the volume and contains an analysis on the changing role of state planning in the Region.Part II. Subnational planning approaches in the Region. Case studies on Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana and Mozambique.Part III. Planning and the financing of subnational plans. Major historical overview of modes and models of subnational planning education, in particlular the influence of British Town & Country Planning on planning thought in the Region. Case studies on Zimbabwe and Lesotho.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Place of PublicationAvebury
Number of pages336
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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