Director, Development Workshop, Angola
Allan Cain is an architect and specialist in urban project planning. He has over 35 years of professional experience in developing countries implementing projects for community water supply, school building & planning, environmental sanitation, land rights and public participation. He has participated in a number of missions for the United Nations, European Union and the World Bank. He is a founding director of Development Workshop, an Officer of the Order of Canada the Canadian Honorary Consul to Angola and a member of the boards of several international development institutions. He has lectured at universities in Canada, Angola, Norway, USA, South Africa and UK. His articles and papers have been published widely in international journals.
Specialties:Project planning, urban development, low cost housing, settlements upgrading, community water management and microfinance.