oa CSIR Science Scope - Planning for city growth in Gauteng : sustainable future
|Article Title||Planning for city growth in Gauteng : sustainable future|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Jun 2008|
|Pages||46 - 48|
Gauteng is regarded as the economic powerhouse of South and southern Africa, with economic activity contributing around 40% of the national gross value added in 2004. Simultaneously, it houses a substantial proportion of the country's poor (11,3% of people living below the minimum living-level nationally). In striving to fulfil this role, the province faces a complex set of challenges.
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