San Pedro 2021 Ivory Coast Professional workshop

De la cité portuaire à la métropole côtière

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The territory of San-Pédro is characterized by strong geographic features : it’s located on the edge of a lagoon and has a very hilly relief. It is also the second economic center of Ivory Coast and the world's leading cocoa export harbour.

The city experienced a fast development from the 1970s following the state decision to build a major port on this site. Today there are a large number of development projects for this second city of the country.

San-Pédro is facing  many challenges :

-Take into account the strong geographic features, preserve biodiversity and the lagoon.

-Consolidate Greater San-Pédro offering significant employement and economic opportunities on a regional and international scale.

-Create active partnerships between actors: City, Administrations, Port, University, Inhabitants, economic actors…


from Jan. 16, 2021
to Jan. 30, 2021


Workshop Pilots

Halimatou Mama Awal, PhD in Architecture, France-Cameroon
Marc Errera, architect, urban planner- Belgium

workshop's partners