Results for Africa urbanisation


Smart housing could help reduce environmental impact of rapidly urbanising Africa
Smart housing could help reduce environmental impact of rapidly urbanising AfricaArticle

Hundreds of millions more Africans are predicted to live in cities over the next three decades as the continent rapidly urbanises...

18 Apr 2019

Kigali, Rwanda. © Dereje Belachew via
Africa needs coordinated strategies for urbanisationArticle

Africa's rapid urbanisation can be a driver of industrialisation and there is an urgent need to connect policies and strategies for urban and industrial development...

25 Oct 2017

Urban growth a boon for Africa's industrialisation
Urban growth a boon for Africa's industrialisationArticle

The 2017 Economic Report on Africa calls for harnessing urban growth...

Franck Kuwonu 23 Jun 2017

Bamako, Mali. © Thomas Dutour via
Rags, not riches, defining Africa's urban explosionArticle

Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent...

24 Mar 2017

Nairobi, Kenya. Image by 123RF
Africa pays for fragmented cities, study findsArticle

The study finds that while African cities are crowded with people, they are not dense with investment, said World Bank lead economist Somik Lall...

Hilary Joffe 20 Feb 2017

Dakar. Image by 123RF
Africa's first city ‘Resilience Strategy' unveiled for DakarArticle

Dakar unveils Africa's first ‘Resilience Strategy' in Partnership with 100 resilient cities…

3 Feb 2017

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Why has Africa failed to industrialise?Article

Experts call for bold and creative policies for Africa to facilitate industrialisation...

Masimba Tafirenyika 21 Nov 2016

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