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Greening Africa’s Cities (Part 1/2)

June 1, 2017

Africa’s cities have grown at an average rate of 4% per year over the past 20 years. While rapid urbanization has helped reduce poverty and improve livelihoods in the region, it is putting increasing pressure on Africa’s natural environment and sustainable development. How can a fast urbanizing Africa build sustainable and resilient cities and communities, while avoid being locked into a “grow dirty now, clean up later” development path? Watch a two-part video blog about a report titled “Greening Africa’s Cities” to learn more.