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(The) State of African Cities 2014. Re-imagining sustainable urban transitions

(The) State of African Cities 2014. Re-imagining sustainable urban transitions
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). 2014
  • This report analyses the emerging challenges and risks to which urban and rural Africa are being exposed with a view to facilitating discussions at regional, national and local levels on how best to address the challenges ahead and apply solutions that are innovative, location-specific and effective. It contains 6 chapters that study the different regions of the African continent, with the sub-categories Social and Environmental vulnerabilities and Emerging Issues focussing on the water and sanitation challenges faced in each.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa
  • Main themes: Climate change, Environment, Informal settlements, Risk management, Sanitation, Slums, Sustainable development, Urban areas, Urbanization, Water security, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Academia, Decision makers, General public, Governments, International community, Local governments, Policy makers, Service providers, Utility managers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment, Impact evaluation, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Case studies, Global report
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Published in 2015