African cities for sustainable future start with building for resilience


Johannesburg, 11 June – Rapid population growth and urbanisation of African cities will see nearly 350 million new city-dwellers by 2030, and a billion more by 20631.

In response to meeting the expected demand of the future populous – and the standards for sustainable urbanisation set out in the United Nations’ New Urban Agenda, Habitat III – The African Union (AU) developed Agenda 2063.

But, how will we get from the current state to that envisioned in the Agenda 2063 – for a united and prosperous Africa? To address this question, experts from WSP in Africa have shared their insights on leveraging the transformative power of urbanisation to seize opportunities and build an impactful legacy for the future of Africa’s cities.

Alison Groves, Regional Director, WSP, Building Services,…

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