Our Mission

Creating Better African Communities

The African Planning Society will lead the transformation of African communities towards achieving prosperity, sustainability, and equity in cities, towns and rural settlements across Africa. The Society will promote the application of best practices in development and management of communities across the continent.

Strategic Goals

APS's strategic focus is on our specific goals that provide direction to the efforts o its leadership, its members, secretariat and volunteers.

Multistakeholder Membership

APS's diverse membership of planning professionals, elected officials, allied professionals promote planning and development of more equitable communities.

Capacity Building

The Society seeks to build capacity of planning professionals to have the knowledge, skills, and insights to tackle the most pressing issues in communities across Africa.

Planning Advocacy

APS seeks to ensure the role of planners is understood, valued and sought after by decision makers in communities across Africa. It advocate and lobby governments for reforms.

Ethics and Standards

APS seeks to promote best practices, professional ethics and standards in the practice of planning professionals across Africa. It trains its members how to handle politics and governance issues in practice.