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Urban Land Markets, Housing Development & Spatial Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa

A Case of Uganda

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Urban Land Markets, Housing Development & Spatial Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa by Lwasa Shuaib
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Urban development in sub-Saharan Africa has posed more challenges in recent decades, shifting the focus from rural poverty to urbanised poverty. Because of a rapidly urbanising sub-Saharan Africa coupled with failures in urban management, urban economies have grown slower than correspondent population increase, slum growth has increased and poverty has urbanised. Of all urban challenges, housing has posed serious challenges in sub-Saharan Africa, yet the prime basis of urban housing is land. Land management is key to urban development due to its influences on the social, economic development and urban environmental management. Land and housing are important sectors as urbanisation and urban development accelerate. This book examines the relationship between operations of informal land markets and housing development for planning policies that are responsive to the land market conditions.
Release date Australia
October 28th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
tables & charts
Imprint
Nova Science Publishers Inc
Pages
199
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9781607413707
Product ID
3208961

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