Planning for Recovery Agenda

The year 2022 is a critical year of recovery, rebuilding and reinventing communities in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. 2022 will be critical for planners and the communities they serve. The 2022 APS legislative priorities reflect the significance of recovery from the pandemic. The priorities emphasize the work that African governments should priorities and enable planners to unlock to ensure rebuilding of stronger foundations of the communities.


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Economic Recovery

Recovery of urban economies that were impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdowns is crucial for rebuilding of communities across Africa.

Affordable Housing

Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the housing crisis across the continent. Provision of quality and affordable housing is important to recovery efforts.

Water & Sanitation

The provision of clean water and good sanitation was important in the fight against Covid-19. The recovery year has given African governments an opportunity to improve water and sanitation.

Transportation & Broadband

Urban transportation is crucial to the recovery of the socio-economy of communities. The pandemic has demonstrated the importance of broadband infrastructure for internet connectivity.