The Municipal Development Partnership (MDP)
The Municipal Development Partnership is an active and hands-on capacity building facility with the aim of enabling effective self-governance at local level in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Promoting Alternative Development Approaches
We promote alternative development approaches to problems and issues that affect local authorities by placing emphasis on ownership and direct participation of key stakeholders.

WELCOME TO THE MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP

The Municipal Development Partnership is an active and hands-on capacity building facility with the aim of enabling effective self-governance at local level in Sub-Saharan Africa. It promotes alternative development approaches to problems and issues that affect local authorities by placing emphasis on ownership and direct participation of key stakeholders.

What We Do

We promote alternative development approaches to problems and issues that affect local authorities by placing emphasis on ownership and direct participation of key stakeholders.

Our Vision

MDP aspires to become a leading, credible and respectable center of excellence on critical and strategic matters relating to local government in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Our Mission

To enable local governments and associated institutions increasingly deliver quality services to the satisfaction of their constituencies.

Our Programs

Policy Research and Advocacy

Direct Support to Local Authorities

Decentralized Cooperation

Civil Participation in Municipal Governance

City Consultants

Training and Capacity Building

Knowledge Management and Dissemination

Urban Agriculture

Who funds our Organization

Recent Newsletters

  • Schools Readiness Initiative (SRI) Newsletter Issue 1 June 2020
  • Local Authorities Capacity Enhancement Project (LACEP) Newsletter January 2020