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Online Course on Industrialization and Urbanization
Industrialization, Urbanization, Structural Transformation
Monday, October 22, 2018 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Web Based E-Learning

Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the recent main developments in world economy and how they affect the African continent;
  • Identify the main economic and social developments in Africa;
  • Better understand how urbanization has manifested in Africa terms of its economic, social and environmental impacts;
  • Identify the challenges and opportunities for Africa in terms of utilizing the continent’s rapid urbanization for the fostering of industrialization;
  • Examine how deliberate planning can result in a balanced system of cities and adequate urban form in a manner that enables industrialization;
  • Discuss how African countries can integrate urban and industrial policies in order to optimally harness the potential of urbanization for structural transformation.
  • Discuss ways and means of operationalizing recommendations in line with Vision 2063 and Agenda 2030 based on promising models and success stories.