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Urban Planning: Creating Sustainable and Safe Cities

A group of people composed of slum dwellers from several African cities has been contributing to improving urban planning in Monrovia.Liberia’s capital was originally built with half a million people in mind. But the steadily growing population over the last five decades and conflicts during the 1990s swelled Monrovia’s population to 1.6 million; overwhelming its capacity to provide water, sanitation and housing. In fact since 2005 Liberia has one of the highest population growth rate in the world at around 3% per year. Topics:  Urban Development yes read more

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