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(The) State of African Cities 2010: Governance, Inequality and Urban Land Markets

(The) State of African Cities 2010: Governance, Inequality and Urban Land Markets
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). November 2010
  • This report elaborates on particular urban processes and themes relevant to Africa, illustrating them with recent data and relevant examples. While much of the scope does focus on cities, no specific settlement size threshold is used and this report addresses urbanization and urban areas in general. The report highlights urban trends and emerging and key challenges for the African region (urbanisation, regional mobility, urban poverty, slums and urban land markets), and links them with water and sanitation issues where relevant.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa
  • Main themes: Energy, Equity, Informal settlements, Sanitation, Slums, Urban areas, Urbanization, Utility services, Water security, Water services
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, International community, Local governments, Service providers, Utility managers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment
  • Type of resource: Global report
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Published in 2014