Report to the joint intergovernmental regional committee on human settlements and environment on selected measures conductive to accelerated sustainable rural transformation in the African region
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The question of rural development in Africa was very quickly perceived as being complex, and reflection on the matter focused on the definition of the concept and its objectives as well as the most effective organizational means for attaining those objectives. The initial endeavors to this end marked the beginning of rural 'development in Africa and particularly made clear to contemporary generations the actual nature of the links between the rural 'areas and cities.