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Africa’s rapid urbanization and the issue of clean water PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 20 October 2014 08:02

Different research works revealed that the urbanisation of our planet, which began in the 19th century, is one of the most notable changes in modern times. While in 1950, 29% of the global population lived in cities, that figure is estimated now at 50%. By 2030 it will reach 61%. According to UNDP, in Africa, urbanisation experienced a rapid shift from 15% in 1950 to 41% today. It is estimated that by 2030, 54% of African people will be living in cities. Not only are more people living in cities, but the cities themselves are also becoming larger and more densely populated. Add a comment

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