Aleppo City Development Strategy
Syrian Arab Republic
Development in Aleppo is guided by a Master plan adopted in 2002 and City Council priorities adopted in 2003. Both will be reviewed and a city development strategy prepared that meets feasibility criteria, funding constraints, and the reform agenda of the next national 5-Year Plan. The strategy will focus on key concerns related to poverty, income and employment, and quality of life concerns in five key areas: local economic development, urban service delivery, the urban environment, urban spatial efficiency, and administrative and financial modernization
i) To support the formulation of a city development strategy for Aleppo in consultation with local stakeholders; ii) To develop institutional capacity that ensures implementation of Aleppo planning priorities; iii) To prepare training material on lessons learned and to support dissemination.
1) Developing a future vision of Aleppo shared by all stakeholders; 2) Translating that vision into goals; 3) Setting out specific objectives to be achieved; 4) Translating those objectives into tangible programs; 5) Developing specific action plans according to the priorities agreed upon through consultation with stakeholders.
Expected Impacts and Results
1) Improved overall performance and efficiency of municipal departments; 2) Improved urban planning practices; 3) Improved policies/mechanisms for small scale enterprise and informal sector housing.