Rural Africa in motion: Dynamics and drivers of migration south of the Sahara

Rural Africa in motion: Dynamics and drivers of migration south of the Sahara explores the complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa.

Economic Report on Africa 2017: Urbanisation and Industrialisation for Africa’s Transformation

Despite the recent slowdown of the global economy and the weakening of Africa’s economic performance with the attendant implications for inclusion and sustainability, the long term growth outlook for Africa remains promising according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s 2017 report. The report, releas states that the region’s long-term fundamentals remain strong as … Continued

The State of Urban Safety in South Africa Report

Produced by members of the Urban Safety Reference Group hosted by the South African Cities Network, with the support of the GIZ-Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme, The State of Urban Safety in South Africa Report is an update of the state of crime and violence in South Africa’s major cities, and a review of knowledge … Continued

Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A practical guide

Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide

African Centre for Cities launches a new publication Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide.

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Climate Change Reference Atlas – South Africa

The South African Weather Service has released a Climate Change Reference Atlas providing accurate benchmarks for climate change in the country.

Atlas of Africa Energy Resources

Atlas of Africa Energy Resources

Interested in Africa’s energy sector and the opportunities and challenges for sustainable development of the energy resources on the continent? The newly published Atlas of Africa Energy Resources will shed some light on the subject. The Atlas of Africa Energy Resources, developed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) in … Continued

State Of The Cities Report (2016)

The State of Cities Report (SOCR) presents a 5-year perspective on the performance and conditions of South Africa’s largest cities.

Global report on urban health: equitable, healthier cities for sustainable development

Comprehensive report by the World Health Organisation and UN-Habitat with sections focusing on urban health, planning and urban governance.

SDGs: what local govts need to know

Report from UCLG explains how each of the SDGs relates to the daily work of local and regional governments.

Making the invisible visible: generating data on ‘slums’ at local, city and global scales

Report from Shack/Slum Dwellers International describes how the largest set of data on slums was built and how it is being developed.

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