Enhancing Urban Resilience in Ghana's Greter Accra Region

The Greater Accra Region in Ghana is one of the fastest growing cities in West Africa, currently hosting over 4 million people. The regional economy accounts for about 25 percent of Ghana's national GDP. However, the unprecedented population growth and unplanned spatial expansion have exceeded the capacity of the city to keep up, resulting in housing shortages, urban sprawl, and informal settlements with inadequate urban services. This makes the Greater Accra Region vulnerable to a range of shocks. This was made clear in June 2015 when the region was deeply impacted by floods which affected over 50,000 people. Working with the World Bank, the Government of Ghana has identified the main issues that make the Greater Accra region vulnerable and formed a forward-looking strategy to create a more resilient Greater Accra Region that can better withstand the impact of disasters and reap the benefits associated with urban growth.

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Mahaman Mourtala

- Oct 29, 2021


- Sep 28, 2021
Interesting information.

jose luis

- Aug 24, 2021
bien bueno


- Jan 24, 2021
Great !


- Mar 24, 2020

Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Dec 13, 2019
Enhancing Urban Resilience in Ghana's Greter Accra Region


- Dec 4, 2019
Enhancing Urban Resilience in Ghana's Greter Accra Region


- Apr 8, 2019
Learned lesson properly


- Apr 1, 2019
Menarik sekali


- Mar 18, 2019
Sangat menarik
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