Sue Parnell


Africa’s Urban Revolution edited by Susan Parnell and Edgar Pieterse

Drawing on the expertise of scholars and practitioners associated with the African Centre for Cities, and utilising a diverse array of case studies, Africa’s Urban Revolution provides a comprehensive insight into the key issues – demographic, cultural, political, technical, environmental and economic – surrounding African urbanisation.

Imperatives for a holistic urban agenda

Reorienting a development agenda to accommodate the new African realities and its urban future is not as simple as it seems says Dr Sue Parnell in this presentation given at the UNHabitat “Take Off” Conference in Nairobi, December 2013