Rethinking urban land markets in Africa
Caroline Wanjiku Kihato argues that Africa's urban land challenges cannot be viewed as simply a function of technocratic challenges and institutional weaknesses, since such an approach obscures a much larger (and fundamental) discussion about the appropriateness of the conceptual tools often used to understand the continent's land markets.
World Urban Forum, 22 - 26 March 2010, Rio de Janeiro
The World Urban Forum, established by the United Nations in 2002, examines one of the most pressing problems facing the world today: rapid urbanisation and its impact. Two staff members from Urban Landmark attended the conference.