18-20 July 2016
African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel, Capetown, South Africa
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Africa is growing through its cities. And every day, as people flock to urban centres in search of opportunity and change, the demand for housing grows. With an annual urbanisation rate of 3.5% over the past two decades, Africa’s cities are the fastest growing in the developing world.

Currently, about 40% of the continent’s one billion people live in cities and towns; and it is estimated that in the next few years, some African cities will be home to as much as 85% of their country’s population. Difficult to contemplate in the abstract, these numbers have a very local feel. Africa’s cities are crowded nd vibrant spaces. The residential opportunity is obvious.

3rd Annual Affordable Housing Africa will create a one stop shop for all stakeholders to discuss and deliberate on the challenges facing them and brainstorm innovative ideas by generating sustainable practices that are proven in the development of housing. This highly-interactive and information packed event will highlight case studies from some of the finest and at the same time provide an excellent networking platform for the public and private sectors, global professionals and industry leaders who are all directly involved with the growth and development of affordable housing, enabling Africa to take itself to the next stage of development.

The streams allocated in the conference agenda for the first day:
Stream 1 : Cost Containment: Alternative Materials & Building Technologies
Stream 2 : Bridging the Gap: Housing Finance & Policy

Post Conference Interactive Workshop
Capacity Building: Developing a Successful Public Private Partnership Project in Housing
Delivering successful affordable housing projects from inception to completion through effective capacity building is crucial. An interactive course where delegates will gain knowledge of structuring PPPs, identifying and managing the risks and addressing elements that are critical to housing projects.

Workshop Leader:
Uven Bunsee, PPP Specialist South Africa, Former Head PPP Unit
National Treasury, South Africa

Post Conference Site Visit: Langa Community Residential Unit

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