A City Development Strategy ... improves the quality of life in your city. The process has four phases Here you can learn how it works! Phase 1: Where are you now? Getting organised and analysing the situation of your city. Phase 2: Where are you going? Developing visions and strategic objectives. Phase 3: How are you going to get there? Formulating a strategy. Phase 4: How to implement? Implementing a strategy - and checking you're on track. This is an online toolkit for how to plan and implement a City Development Strategy. It provides tools, games and information for sustainable urban planning. Is your city ready for a CDS? START How to implement a CDS? START Climate Actions Prioritization Tool START 10 top skills of an urban plannerVision: the ability to envision physical and social alternatives to the existing urban context Data collection: often in challenging environments Read more 10 things every city needs to know about participationInvolving the community significantly improves the quality of data collected about local conditions, given the generally unreliability of existing data Read more 10 biggest risks for planning you should have in mindPlanning is not based on recent data and accurate information. e. g. Although a settlement has continued to grow, the Read more Jinja, Uganda: The Critical Role of the MayorBest Practice Thematic block Improved Urban Environment, Poverty Reduction, Urban renewal Sector Tourism, Commerce, Industry, Education, Housing Read more Mumbai, India: Transformation into a World-Class CityBest Practice Thematic block Urban renewal, Economic growth, Poverty reduction, Public private partnerships, Infrastructure improvement & service delivery Read more Tbilisi, Georgia: CDS and Legal FrameworksBest Practice Thematic block City Development Strategies, National Legal framework Sector Multi-sectoral Project Description In 2010, the Read more Why is a City Development Strategy so important?