RUSPSRapid Urban Sector Profiling for Sustainability (United Nations)
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In the case of Egyptian cities, where RUSPS has been extensively used, they were confronted in the new millennium with the problem of accommodating rapidly growing populations in cities and providing them with tenure, infrastructure, and shelter while ensuring sustainability and enhancing economic growth (Doa, 2008).
In Nigeria, Amambra State is the first to utilize the RUSPS methodology for the preparation of urban structure plans drawing from the Egyptian experience.
Beside Anambra state, RUSPS programme is already on-going in Nassarawa state.
The first phase of the programme was evaluated in 2006 and the result shows that RUSPS achieved very positive results in 16 different countries that completed RUSPS phase 1, the urban sector profiling for sustainability.
Having discussed the basic components, principles and procedures of RUSPS methodology generally and urban planning in Ondo state, it is necessary to quickly summarise or highlight the usefulness of RUSPS to city planning.
The above exposition and analysis revealed that RUSPS is a quick or rapid method of understanding urban situations and in articulating city strategic development plans in developing countries including Nigeria where Ondo State is located.