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Unleashing the economic potential of agglomeration in African cities

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dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-01 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-19T18:16:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-19T18:16:01Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/2233
dc.description.abstract This book seeks to explore what local and national governments can do to harness the economic possibilities of Africa's expanding cities and to maximise the benefits from its abundant natural resources. It is argued that urbanisation can contribute to greater economic dynamism and sustainable reductions in poverty if it is planned and managed more effectively. This should mean that the increase in population is accompanied by stronger employment growth, enabling people to enjoy higher living standards and to lead more useful and fulfilling lives. This will require the expansion of production and not just consumption, improvements in public services, and the creation of better functioning urban environments. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher UN-HABITAT en
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series en
dc.subject AFRICA en
dc.subject CITIES en
dc.title Unleashing the economic potential of agglomeration in African cities en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.BudgetYear 2014/15 en
dc.ResearchGroup Economic Perfomance and Development en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Nairobi en
dc.ArchiveNumber 8372 en
dc.outputnumber 7109 en
dc.bibliographictitle Turok, I. (2013) <i>Unleashing the economic potential of agglomeration in African cities. </i> (The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series). Nairobi: UN-HABITAT. en
dc.publicationyear 2013 en
dc.contributor.author1 Turok, I. en

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