Approaches and methods to mobilize and channel finance for investment in human settlements
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The situation in human settlements in most African countries remains unsatisfactory. The underlying factors are population growth, rapid urbanization and resultant overcrowding, lack of finance, underdevelopment of productive resources, and the failure to draw up and implement effective housing programmes.