Culpin Planning Development and Planning Management
Expertise
 

Expertise

Culpin Planning Ltd has experience and offers expertise to public and private sector clients throughout the world in the following services:

Photo of hut in Slum Can Tho, VietnamGrowth and Poverty Reduction Planning, Budgeting and Management

Growth

  • Economic analysis, especially economic development potential linked to growth / poverty reduction strategies
  • Local economic development and employment studies, including SME support
  • Stimulating private investment and scoping public - private partnerships

Poverty Reduction

  • Poverty analysis and poverty reduction strategy formulation
  • Social issues analysis, including rural-urban and urban-urban migration, inclusive policies for ethnic minorities and gender equity
  • Preparation of national, regional and local sector socio-economic development strategies
  • Preparation of rural development / regional plans and local plans with emphasis on linking economic and spatial planning and urban-rural linkages
  • Preparation of urban development / regional plans with emphasis on linking economic and spatial planning and urban-rural linkages
  • Preparation of urban and regional infrastructure needs assessments and infrastructure improvement plans and programs, including feasibility studies, financing plans and institutional arrangements for implementation and O&M
  • Detailed studies of urban renewal, low-income urban area upgrading, urban design, tourism and industrial planning

Low-income housing

  • Carrying out national low-income housing sector studies and preparing housing strategies for the poor
  • Investigations of dimensions and processes of informal housing
  • Assessing housing finance mechanisms for the poor and housing mortgage market potential
  • Designing housing credit programs, especially for households of limited income

Photo of public participation session, IndonesiaGood Governance

New Aid Modalities

  • Appraisal of government systems for budget support
  • Consolidation of New Aid Modalities (sector-wide and program approaches and the use of non-project modalities)
  • Fiduciary Risk Assessments

MfDR

  • Refinement and application of Managing for Development Results techniques
  • Formulation of monitoring and evaluation systems

Capacity Building for Development Planning, Budgeting and Management  

  • Urban, rural and regional development planning, budgeting / PFM and management capacity building needs assessment
  • Formulation of organizational and institutional development strategies aligned to government systems of planning, budgeting and implementation
  • Formulation of organizational and institutional development strategies aligned to government systems of planning, budgeting and implementation to consolidate decentralization
  • Harmonization of technical assistance / co-ordination of multi disciplinary development planning, budgeting and implementation
  • Formulation of HRD strategies and training programs aligned to government systems of planning, budgeting and implementation and delivery of training programs
  • Provision of technical assistance on low-income community organization and development, with NGO’s