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The State of the World's Children 2011: Adolescents: An Age of Opportunity
Today's youth faces an increasingly uncertain world where climate change, rapid urbanization,the economic recession and rising unemployment pose unprecedented challenges. There are 1.2 billion adoles

Author: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF
Organisation: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF
Publish Date: February 2011
The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World
More than half the world’s 7 billion people now live in urban areas. What does this mean for children? The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World examines the situation of chi

Author: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Organisation: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Publish Date: February 2012
The State of Urban Food Insecurity in Cape Town
The report examines the food geography of Cape Town and the food sourcing strategies of poor urban households. Finally, it explores the relationship between food insecurity and health.

Author: Jane Battersby
Organisation: University of Cape Town
Publish Date: 2011
The State of World Population 2010
The State of World Population 2010 is an annual report of the UNFPA showing what has been accomplished in places affected by ongoing conflicts or by military occupation.And the special challenges of

Author: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Organisation: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Publish Date: 2010
The Ten and a Half Myths that may Distort the urban Policies of Governments and International Agencies
This paper identifies twelve myths about urban areasor to be more precise,ten and a half myths,since three of them are partially true statements in need of qualification to make them useful.These myt

Author: David Satterthwaite
Organisation: David Satterthwaite
Publish Date: 2002
The University of the Future: Perspectives for Tanzania
Paper presented by Ambassador, Dr. Juma V. Mwapachu, Secretary General, East African community, at the Tanzania higher education forum on "Universities for Sustainable Development: Trends, Prospects

Author: Dr. Jumav V. Mwapachu
Organisation: Dr. Jumav V. Mwapachu
Publish Date: May 2010
The Urban Future: Enclosed Neighbourhoods?
In many neighbourhoods in South Africa,especially Johannesburg, residents have acted in an apparent attempt to prevent crime in their areas.In several instances this results in enclosed neighbourhood

Author: Karina Landman
Organisation: CSIR Building and Construction Technology
Publish Date: 2000
The Urban Poor, the Informal City and Environmental Health Policy in Nigeria: Strategies Towards Social Harmony
The main policy challenge addressed by the paper is how best to support and regulate the urban informal sector and irregular settlement in a way that promotes employment, income and shelter for the p

Author: Geoffrey I. Nwaka
Organisation: Abia State University,Uturu Nigeria
Publish Date: 2007
The Urban Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction
This desk review asks how the ongoing processes of urban and local government developmentin Sub-Saharan Africa can and should benefit the countries,and what conditions are needed to achieve this outc

Author: Christine Kessides
Organisation: The World Bank
Publish Date: December 2005
The use of mobile phones by Generation Y students at two universities in the city of Johannesburg
The main purpose of this study was to examine the use of mobile phones by Generation Y students in the city of Johannesburg in order to increase understanding of this segment’s consumer behaviour. Ge

Author: Eleni Koutras
Organisation: University of South Africa
Publish Date: June 2006
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