n IMIESA - The Institution of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) : municipal engineering and transport
|Article Title||The Institution of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) : municipal engineering and transport|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Tjaart Van der Walt|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
Extracted from text ... The Institution of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) has been providing support to municipal engineers and local government since 1962 and has achieved many highlights during this time. Over the last decade new challenges have presented themselves to the institution due to the major changes that have taken place in the global environment, as well as in local government. The rapid growth of the population and its concentration in cities around the world are affecting the long-term outlook for humanity. Unemployment, environmental degradation, lack of urban services, deterioration of existing infrastructure and lack of access to land, finance and adequate shelter are among the main areas of concern. The ..
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