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Sustainable public transport for social and economic development

Jose Tonato

José Tonato has been the Chief Urban Development Planner at the African Development Bank (AFDB) since 2013. He has over 25 years experience in urban planning. In 1987 he founded and ran PLANURBA Planning Agency until 1999 when he was appointed Deputy Chief and subsequently Chief of Staff at the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development in Benin. In 2004 Jose served as the UN Habitat Program Manager for Benin, before assuming roles as, Cities Alliance’s Regional Technical Advisor (West and Central Africa), Scientific Coordinator of the Africities Summit sessions (Nairobi 2006, Marrakech 2009 and Dakar 2012) with UCLG Africa, Coordinator of the Land Governance Assessment Framework in Benin (WB) and Project Management Expert at Program to Support Local Government in Benin (EU).

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