The editorial to the Environment and Urbanization Special Issue on Urban Livelihoods discusses how the informal economy might be included in urban policy and practice.
Paper examines trends in urban administration in Nigeria and proposes that the devolution of urban administration powers to local authorities and the deployment of geospatial technology tools for urban system administrators offer potential solutions to urban problems in Nigeria.
This paper explores how the practice and profession of planning in Zimbabawe have been affected by political interests and the conflict between the ruling and opposition parties.
Paper considers how cities can be built in a manner which makes it difficult for them to attract tradable production and how a city’s history and expectations can affect its ability to attract production.
Paper explores the claim that market-driven logics increasingly inform the governing of African cities and the struggle over urban space in Accra.
Paper analyzes the eviction of an informal settlement in Ghana as the crystallization of the opposition between different planning rationalities.
Authors examine the link between urbanisation and urban challenges and emphasize the role of planning to achieve inclusiveness and spatial integration.
Article addresses localisation of SDGs and the implications for local governments.
Papers serves as a call for action on air pollution in African cities.
Study evaluates the impact of a land formalization project on household investment in Addis Ababa.