Report on human settlements : African regional implementation review for the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-12)
Africa is the fastest urbanizing region in the world, with the population doubling almost every 20 years. The rural population is growing at a rate of 2.5 per cent per annum, while the urban population is experiencing ...
The new face of poverty in Africa : urban poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
The paper tries to describe the overall condition of urban poverty in SSA. The poverty results are reported in terms of the popular poverty measures known as the FGT indices i.e. the head-count ratio (Po) which measures ...