Urbanization Imperatives for Africa: Transcending Policy Inertia

Programme Type: Projects Programme:
Publication Date: 2010

Urbanization in Africa is real. Most political and policy leaders remain in denial about its centrality and urgency. Urbanization in Africa represents the most complex and intractable policy questions and as long as Africans do not take responsibility to shift the contemporary situation of policy failure, we are in for a crisis. This publication by the African Centre for Cities seeks to offer a resource to policy activists in African governments, development agencies, social movements, universities and business sectors who are committed to addressing the current policy lacuna. We have prepared the publication as a resource for a broad network of people located in various institutions who understand that the status quo must shift but may not always the a clear agenda for doing so…

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