Social structures and urbanization in a peripheral district of Tananarive - Madagascar
Like most of the large African urban centers which have been the theater of a more or less rapid expansion during the last two decades, Tananarive has seen its population increase and its boundaries recede. The dynamics ...
Education for physical planners : the evaluation of a system
The papers of this workshop indicate the extent of the problems facing Government of developing countries where physical, economic, social and cultural changes are taking place at an almost explosive pace at an almost ...
Rapport du cycle d'études sur les problèmes urbains: le rôle des femmes dans le développement urbain
Un cycle d'études sur le rôle des femmes dans le développement urbain s'est tenu à Lagos, Nigéria, dans le cadre du programme de travail de la Commission économique pour l'Afrique sur l'urbanisation et les problèmes créés ...
Towns and national development
A preliminary' criticism must "be made: there is too great a tendency to "view the town as an autonomous reality and to devise a solely urban strategy completely different from a rural strategy that is also autonomous; the ...
The human aspects of urbanization
This study and that of Mr. Althabe examine some of the main economic, social and human problems caused by the existence of large towns in African countries.
Guidelines on formulation of human settlements policies and their impact on the environment
Habitat: United Nations Conference of Human Settlements, held in Vancouver in 1976, recommended that 'A national policy for human settlements and the environments should be an integral part of any national economic and ...
Implementation of the Kilimanjaro Programme of Action: lessons and prospects
African governments were in, the 1960s, more preoccupied with the decolonization process and the transformation of the inherited colonial structures and policies rather than with population issues. They, however, were in ...
The effects of urbanization on family life in Africa
The movement from village to city produces a radical change in the family. Paced with new physical surroundings, with new jobs, strange new laws, and a highly increased tempo of life, the family members are forced to develop ...
The demographic situation and population trend in Africa, 1958-1978
Since its establishment in 1958 the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has stimulated research effort on the continent and population data from censuses and demographic surveys undertaken in most African ...
Expériences des pays africains dans la mise en œuvre de la déclaration de Dakar/Ngor et du programme d'action de la conférence internationale sur la population et le développement
Le document traite expériences des pays Africains dans la mise en œuvre de la déclaration de Dakar/Ngor et du programme d'action de la conférence internationale sur la population et le développement.