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Webinar: Decentralization and cities in Sub-Saharan Africa
December 13, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 amFree
Countries in Africa are rapidly urbanizing, with cities functioning not only as the engines of economic growth but also as spaces for social transformation. In order to ensure that city governments promote resilience and sustainable development while acting in an inclusive and responsive manner, cities need to be effective local governance institutions supported by an empowering intergovernmental framework. What reforms are ongoing across the region to achieve resilient, inclusive, sustainable and equitable urban development?
(This webinar session is co-hosted by the International Growth Centre and the World Bank).