Richard Mabbitt

Urban and Regional Development Planning and Management


Institutional Strengthening

Cambodia, Technical Support and Capacity Development in Urban Planning 
(Asian Development Bank) 
Team Leader for of provincial spatial plans for Kampot and Svay Rieng provinces, and three land use master plans for secondary cities of Kampot, Bavet and Poipet. Capacity development for sub-national administrations.

China, Yunnan Environmental Planning Guidelines, (DFID)
Review of existing planning and environmental procedures. Identification of key environmental issues in six study areas. Development of methodology for prioritisation of environmental problems and projects. Co- ordination of training and workshops.

Lao PDR, Vientiane Urban Infrastructure and Services Project, (ADB)
Preparation of planning framework to guide provision of secondary and tertiary infrastructure. Review of extent and scope of city master plan, and recommendations for amendments to planning area boundaries. Analysis of environmentally sensitive areas and planning policies for retention of wetlands.

Cambodia, Institutional Strengthening Programme, (EU)
Advice to Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. Preparation of guidelines and procedures for National and Regional Spatial Planning Framework, including the introduction of regional planning. Development of mechanisms and linkages for the integration of spatial planning at different levels.

Pakistan, Planning Control System, Peshawar, (UNCHS)
Individual consultant to UNCHS. Analysis of existing planning and building control system in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Czech Republic, Planning System Advice, (State Planning Institute)
Advice to national planning institution on planning in a market economy. Review of policies and approaches to development planning and control.

Key to images:
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2003
Cambodia Regions, 2005