The world must act now to address its affordable housing crisis. According to Making Affordable Housing a Reality in Cities, a new World Economic Forum report, about 90% of cities around the world do not provide affordable housing, housing that has adequate quality and location with a cost that does not prohibit its occupants from … Continued
The South African Cities Network has released its third edition of the annual State of Urban Safety in South African report.
Rural Africa in motion: Dynamics and drivers of migration south of the Sahara explores the complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa.
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
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
African Centre for Cities launches a new publication Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide.
The South African Weather Service has released a Climate Change Reference Atlas providing accurate benchmarks for climate change in the country.
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
The State of Cities Report (SOCR) presents a 5-year perspective on the performance and conditions of South Africa’s largest cities.
Comprehensive report by the World Health Organisation and UN-Habitat with sections focusing on urban health, planning and urban governance.