Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Africa is urbanising fast. By the mid-2030s, a majority of Africans will live in urban areas. But productive jobs and quality public services are not keeping up with the fast growth of cities and towns. Yet urbanisation holds huge potential for accelerating economic, social and environmental development; even rural areas would benefit from the development of vibrant, sustainable African cities.