Monthly Archives: April 2009

PDP Delegation visits slum development projects in India

A PDP Delegation visits Mumbai, Pune and Kolkata to network with Indian counterparts on urban development strategies from March 21 to April 3, 2009.

Marion Fischer, PDP Programme Manager, and Gundula Löffler, Leader of PDP’s Capacity Development Unit, undertook a two-week experience exchange visit to the Indian cities of Mumbai, Kolkata and Pune in Spring 2009. The trip’s objective was to meet up with urban development experts, politicians and non-governmental activists in three Indian cities in order to exchange experiences, discuss participatory approaches to urban development and visit field sites of slum improvement, urban housing and community development.

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