Report of the seminar on objectives and needs in policies and planning for urban development in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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For a long time Africans have been led to believe that they have no history or civilization of their own and that they have to be thankful 'to 'the colonial power for the standard they have attained. The primary Objective of research into the history of civilization throughout Africa should be to provide knowledge about the mode of living of Africa’s ancestors and the ways in which they solved -their: problems, so that similar solutions could be brought to such problems whenever they occur at present. Such solutions would before appropriate than modem: imported, technology, which is indiscriminately applied.