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Stakeholders finalise Seychelles development strategy

img03Plans for the sustainable growth of Seychelles over the next 25 years reached a key milestone as the final Charette to discuss the preferred growth strategy got under way earlier this week.

Around 120 stakeholders including government ministers and officials gathered in the capital, Victoria, for the third in a series of Charettes hosted by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC), which is overseeing the Seychelles Strategic Plan.

The three-day meeting is the last opportunity for planners and other stakeholders to reach consensus on the details of an urban development framework for the Indian Ocean island nation.

Under the direction of Abu Dhabi’s Leadership, the UPC is providing technical assistance for the project, which began in May 2014, and will set out the urban development framework for sustainable growth of the Seychelles up to 2040.

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