This book presents the results of the "African Urban Management" project designed to study comparatively governmental responses to the gap between the realities of official plans and perspectives and the mushrooming world of the urban poor in African cities.
1. The Influence of Environmental and Economic Factors on the Urban Crisis 2. Urban Local Government in Africa 3. The Administration of Urban Services 4. Urban Growth and Urban Management in Nigeria 5. Ivory Coast: An Evaluation of Urban Management Reforms 6. Kinshasa: Problems of Land Management, Infrastructure, and Food Supply 7. Appropriate Standards for Infrastructure in Dakar 8. Local Government and the Management of Urban Services in Tanzania 9. Management Problems of Greater Khartoum 10. Urban Management in Nairobi: A Case Study of the Matatu Mode of Public Transport