MAA Lecture: Abha Joshi-Ghani

Last Friday Abha joshi Ghani that heads the Urban Development and Local Governement Practice in the World bank´s Sustainable Development network had a lecture at IAAC under the title : ¨Urbanization- a developmental perspective on equitable, inclusive and green growth¨. During her Lecture Abha underlined the need for a sustainable urbanism in our times.

Abha joshi Ghani oversees the World Bank’s work on Urban Policy and Strategy and Knowledge and Learning. She is also Head of the Global Urbanization Knowledge Platform, a multi- partner initiative of the World Bank. The Urban Practice provides advisory services to the World Bank’s regional departments and country clients on key urban themes such as Cities and Economic growth, Urban Housing and Land, Urban Planning, City Management and Municipal Finance, Urban Environment, Cities and Climate Change, Urban Poverty and Inclusion, Cultural Heritage and Local Economic Development. She led the World Bank’s Urban Strategy in 2009.

Ms. Joshi-Ghani has worked primarily on infrastructure finance and urban development at the World Bank . Her experience in the Bank includes countries in South and East Asia , Africa and the Middle East . She holds an M.Phil from Oxford University, UK.

Soon you will be able to follow the video of the lecture at the IAAC web page.

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