Who will plan Africa’s cities?

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Publication Date: 2013

As planning educators seek to train students for employment within the existing system, the urban and rural planning curricula of many planning schools are as outdated as planning legislation. Some African countries have no planning school.The reform and revitalisation of planning education – and legislation – could contribute significantly to sustainable and more equitable urban development in sub-Saharan Africa. this paper, released as part of the Africa Research Institute’s Counterpoint Series can be accessed here