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1st Edition

African Cities In Crisis
Managing Rapid Urban Growth

Edited By

Richard E. Stren

ISBN 9780367168230
Published October 31, 2022 by Routledge
352 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

List of Currencies -- Preface -- The Influence of Environmental and Economic Factors on the Urban Crisis -- Urban Local Government in Africa -- The Administration of Urban Services -- Urban Growth and Urban Management in Nigeria -- Côte d'Ivoire: An Evaluation of Urban Management Reforms -- Kinshasa: Problems of Land Management, Infrastucture, and Food Supply -- Appropriate Standards for Infrastructure in Dakar -- Local Government and the Management of Urban Services in Tanzania -- Management Problems of Greater Khartoum -- Urban Management in Nairobi: A Case Study of the Matatu Mode of Public Transport -- Conclusion -- About the IFIAS

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