Juma MuhammadDirector Of Urban And Rural Planning -Zanzibar Department Of Urban And Rural Planning – Zanzibar United Republic of Tanzania
DR. MUHAMMAD JUMA, MUHAMMAD Architect, and planner from Zanzibar. He works as Director of Urban and Rural Planning since 2011. Before that, he was assistance Director General of Stone Town Conservation and Development Authority (STCDA). From 2009-2011, he worked as an in-house consultant at UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris and advised on urban conservation in African continent. With UNESCO, he has been engaged intensively on the issue of culture, and particularly, promotion of cultural heritage in Africa. He is now focusing on cultural and heritage based vision for spatial planning and urban development. Statement: Urban and rural linkage is a key strategy for equitable spatial development and a sustainable tool to enhance inclusive social development and economic growth.