Turning the tide? The emergence of national urban policies in Africa

@inproceedings{Turok2015TurningTT,
  title={Turning the tide? The emergence of national urban policies in Africa},
  author={I. I. Turok},
  year={2015}
}
ABSTRACTIt is widely believed that national urban policies in Africa are rare. This is a concern bearing in mind the formidable challenges posed by urbanisation in the context of low incomes and weak institutions. The paper unpacks the concept of urban policy and what it means for the way in which cities grow. It considers the situation in five countries with different approaches. The evidence indicates increasing interest in steering urban growth through coordinated actions on land, housing… CONTINUE READING

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