Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A New Tool for Planners?

The Global Planners Network has recently created a tool to help help future global planners assess their skill sets in dealing with the challenges of providing basic services such as sanitation, clean water, clean air and adequate health care in an increasing global urban environment.

"A ‘Self-Diagnostic Tool to Assess Planning Capacity’ has been developed by the UK’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and Commonwealth Association of Planners, to help planning organisations across the world to assess their capacity to respond to the challenges of urban growth.

By assessing their skills-base, organisational capacity, leadership and working methods it is hoped planning organisations will find themselves better placed to cope with the challenges that lie ahead.

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