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A Handbook on Urban Land Markets for Africa

Managing urban land: a guide for municipal practitioners

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2012 Urban LandMark Conference

Speaker biography: Ahmedi Vawda

Ahmedi Vawda is Deputy Director-General (DDG) in the Monitoring Unit in the Presidency responsible for Outcome 8 –Sustainable Human Settlements and Improved Quality of Household Life – one of the 12 Priorities of this term of Government. Ahmedi previously served as technical advisor in the Office of the Director-General Human Settlements, as DDG for Policy and Programmes in the National Department of Housing (NDOH) and as Acting DG in 2005 for NDOH. He served as Executive Director for Community Development in the City of Cape Town after working as Chief Director Implementation Support in the Department of Land Affairs. Prior to entering government in 1994, Ahmedi worked in the NGO sector as a programme coordinator in Planact, as the Community Programme Coordinator in Khanya College and as Director of Caguba Development Project in Port St Johns.

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