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Title: Legislative challenges for sustainable urban development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Authors: Wekwete, Kadmiel H.
Sesay, Shekou M.
Keywords: Sustainable urban development
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Proquest Central
Series/Report no.: United Nations Chronicle;Vol. 38(2); p. 62-63
Abstract: At the onset of the twenty-first century, Africa faces major challenges, which include rapid urbanization without meaningful industrialization of the national economies. this has major consequences in that while the bulk of the population will have moved to the cities by the year 2025, the economies will still be dependent on primary activities, in particular agriculture, which is in urgent need of investment to have the capacity to feed the growing non-agricultural population. The urban-rural linkages need to be strengthened.
Description: The full article can be accessed at the MSU Library Special Collections, Class No. HD300.661 WEK
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