By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas: with much of the urban growth expected to take place in developing regions, particularly Africa.
As a result, managing urbanisation has become one of the most important development challenges of the 21st century. People are moving to cities in search of economic opportunities – but without access to safe water and sanitation, it is hard to see how people’s lives can change for the better.
How can cities tackle this challenge?
Watch our new film to find out, and see how WSUP is supporting urban authorities in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia to build sustainable, equitable cities.