• RSS News from Planning

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 17,169 other followers

Planning on the West Bank

The wall constructed to divide Israel from the West Bank.

The wall constructed to divide Israel from the West Bank.

I am writing this blog from East Jerusalem. I have been invited over here by the UN-Habitat team based in Ramallah on the Israeli Occupied West Bank of the Jordan. The purpose of the visit is to learn about how planning is practised here, and what might be down to make it a more equitable, fair and transparent process. The visit is linked to a DFID-funded project that is trying to remove the logjam which is preventing Palestinian villagers from developing. I will try to do a couple of further blogs later this week as I learn more about the situation. Continue reading