Gulu, north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala. “The cities have been built like helter-skelter patchwork and there are wars over territory,” says Tzamir. James Akena/Reuters

Meet Israeli Architect Yigal Tzamir: Uganda's New National Planner

After winning a World Bank tender, the Haifa-based professor will be heading up an effort to address urban chaos, transportation inefficiency and the need to find a balance between nature and industry.

Just days before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off for his trip to Africa last week, Haifa-based architect Yigal Tzamir learned that he had won the World Bank tender to draw up a national master plan...

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