PLN – 4
01/2013
Mentoring Story: Lilongwe & Johannesburg Experience 2008-2012

Organizing partners

City of Lilongwe
City of Johannesburg
UCLG
Cities Alliance

Hosting city

Lilongwe & Johannesburg

Good practices

  • Preparation of City Development Strategy (CDS): Promoted a broad regional integration and cooperation.
  • Implementation HIghlights: management tools and review of by-laws in governance; upgrade of two informal settlements in Lilongwe and allocation of residential plots; and upgrade of roads and improvement of solid waste management. 
  • Managing Capacity Building through peer learning approach
  • Bridging gap between planning and implementation.
  • International recognition of mentorship program