CHF International launched its Physical Planning Intervention for five Local Councils including Beit Jalah, Ar - Ram, Bir Zeit, ‘Aqraba, ‘Anabta, and Al-Yamun under the Local Government and Infrastructure Program funded by USAID. 15 representatives attended the meeting including local council heads and members.
The LGI team introduced the main objectives of the meeting including the launching of physical planning and aerial photography projects. The team also introduced the consulting firms’ staff who will visit local councils during the upcoming ten months. Roles and responsibilities of stakeholders were explained including CHF’s role in closely following up on all technical and physical planning aspects.
A road being constructed by the Local Government and Infrastructure program being implemented by CHF International with funding from USAID in Yasid, Nablus. The road is one of 35 being constructed/rehabilitated by the program. The communities through a participatory planning process highlighted these projects as the top priority.
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