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Changing the Trajectory: Green Urban Development in Africa

June 1, 2017

In Africa, rapid urbanization is putting increasing pressure on the region’s natural environment and sustainable development. Stories from Dar es Salaam, Durban, and Kampala show that the degradation of natural assets and ecosystems carries tangible economic, fiscal and, social costs. How can Africa build sustainable and resilient cities and communities, while avoiding being locked into a “grow dirty now, clean up later” development path? View the slideshow and read a report titled “Greening Africa’s Cities” to learn more.