Country Reports

Addressing the Challenges of Urbanization in Africa

A Summary of the 2019 African Policy Circle Discussions

This publication is a joint output by the African Policy Circle, a group of civil society organizations and think tanks from Africa whose goal is to strengthen sub-Saharan voices in global, continental, regional, and national development debates as well as to promote good governance through critical reflection and innovative ideas. The African Policy Circle is supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi).

This document benefited from the contributions of Blessing Abiri, Precious Akanonu, Fisayo Alo, and Jamal Msami as well as participants and speakers at two sessions of the African Policy Circle in 2019. Wade Hoxtell, Alexander Gaus and Katharina Nachbar provided comments on the paper.

The paper was edited by Matthew Abbey, proofread by Amanda Pridmore and layouted by Katharina Nachbar.

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