Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development.
Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development (CHSUD) was established in 2003 by the University in collaboration with UN-Habitat, Nairobi Kenya to assist in Nigerian Development Planning in the area of Human Settlements, Development and Management, Urban Governance and Sustainable Urban Development. The main function of the Centre is to undertake training programmes related to Sustainable Urban Development and Governance in order to assist States and Local Governments in their manpower development; programme development; project implementation; and monitoring and evaluation. It also participates in teaching functions of the University where appropriate.
The aim and objectives of CHSUD amongst other things includes:-
The Vision of CHSUD is to facilitate, through action research and technical advisory service, the development of self-sustaining cities that are competitive, harmonious, livable and vibrant, whose guiding principles are human dignity, justice and citizenship.MISSION
The Mission of CHSUD is to generate, disseminate and exchange information between Cities and Local Governments aimed at institutionalizing good governance, transparency and accountability at State and Local Government levels.PHILOSOPHY
The philosophy of the Centre is the provision of facilities for the training of Nigerians at all levels Diploma, Certificates, Post-graduate in all aspects of Municipal Administration, Human Settlements, Urban Governance and Urban Environmental Management.
The Centre has been diagnosing the Development and Housing Challenges facing the people and government of Nigeria. It participated in the review of National Development Plan and as a result, the Nigerian Government promulgated the new National Housing and Urban Development Policies...
The Centre commenced the two Masters Programmes namely: Masters of Technology in Sustainable Urban Development (MSUD) in which 21 students registered and Masters of Technology in Urban Ecology received four (4) candidates. However, the Public Private Partnership in Urban Environment (PPPUE) earlier approved continued to run...
As a result of the successful Leadership training of TOPREC supported by the Centre, CHSUD entered into a two (2) year agreement on training, advocacy and support with Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC) of Nigeria...
The then Director, Prof. Mustapha Zubairu attended the first International Conference on National Urban Policy in South Korea in May, 2015...
The Director, Prof. Mustapha Zubairu attended the Second International Conference on National Urban Policy in Paris, France in May, 2017...
Prof. Abdullahi Bala
Prof. S. Iyaka
Mrs. Victoria Nnawo Kolo
Mrs. Hajara Abdullahi Kuso
Dr. Jubril Attahru Alhassan
Dr. Muhammad Bashar Nuhu
Deputy Director CHSUD
Dr. Muhammad Bashar Nuhu, Associate Professor of Estate Management & Valuation Appointed as the new Director Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development (CHSUD) by the Vice-Chancellor [...]
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Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development (CHSUD), FUT Minna, Bosso Campus, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria