Rethinking Lagos

Rethinking Lagos Radio Show

Lagos Urban Planning:
Debunking Myths & Stereotypes
All around the world, what constitutes a livable city is constantly in flux, usually following new cultural, social, or technological trends and discoveries. Our engagement with people on new ways of thinking about Lagos made one thing clear: government, civil society, and the public had been in thrall to decades-old myths and stereotypes. Generally, it has been convenient to lay the blame for urban dysfunction on certain, usually disadvantaged groups of people within society, leading to a mismatch between the solutions proffered and the real

Lagos Urban Planning: Debunking Myths & Stereotypes All around the world, what constitutes a livable city is constantly in flux, usually following new cultural, social, or technological trends and discoveries. Our engagement with people on new ways of thinking about Lagos made one thing clear: government, civil society, and the public had been in thrall to decades-old myths and stereotypes. Generally, it has been convenient to lay the blame for urban dysfunction on certain, usually disadvantaged groups of people within society, leading to a mismatch between the solutions proffered and the real

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