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A Handbook on Urban Land Markets for Africa

Managing urban land: a guide for municipal practitioners

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2010 Urban LandMark Conference

Speaker biography: Mumbaala Alex Simposya

Mumbaala Alex Simposya holds a Master of Arts degree in Environmental Planning for Developing Countries, from Nottingham University, United Kingdom. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from the University of Zambia.

Mr. Simposya is currently working as a lecturer in the School of Built Environment of the Copperbelt University, where he lectures in Planning Theory and Practice; Economics of Rural Development; and Social Environment. He has also taught Resource Management to students pursuing studies in Real Estate.

Prior to joining the Copperbelt University in 1999, Mr. Simposya worked for the National College for Management and Development studies for thirteen years as a lecturer and Head of Research and Consultancy. At the college, his responsibilities included teaching development-related subjects; conducting research on the operations of the college; coordinating research and consultancy projects; and teaching and coordinating the teaching of research methodology at the college.

He has also worked as a Development Planner for the defunct National Commission For development Planning, a government organisation, from 1980 to 1986.As a regional planner, his responsibilities included conducting regional studies; preparation of short, medium and long term-plans; conducting ex-ante and ex-post evaluations; and coordinating development activities of government organisations represented at provincial and district levels.

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