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Why the Environment is an Essential Asset for City Development?

Managing environmental resources as a group of strategic assets that are crucial to a municipality’s goals, important to ecosystem health, and beneficial to the community is key to successful urban management. What are the ways in which the environment can be viewed as an asset for cities? The natural environment provides cities with countless ecosystem services. Some of these are ...

FG new national urban development policy for sustainable cities development

Federal Government has announced plans to review the national urban development policy as well as implement urban renewal and slum across the country. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola stated this at 2019 World Habitat Day and World Cities Day in Abuja, said the programme will be in partnership with United Nations Habitat. Babatunde Fashola said the new policy ...

Slums and Urban Blight Problems in Developing Countries

The housing of different quality has been identified in various terms in writing when dealing with urban housing, Such terms include squatter settlements or shanty town, urban blight, and slums. The term slum is regularly used with reference to a social group as much as to a particular section of the city by Northam in 1975, where he described slum ...