Role of smart city in sustainable urban development in Nigeria

Journal of Applied Sciences and Development [JASD]

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Title Role of smart city in sustainable urban development in Nigeria
Creator T., Akujobi, C.
E., Nwakanma, U.E U.
E., Ekeocha, O.
Description Although the spate of urban growth is increasing around theglobe, urban decay ensures the cities cannot support the everrising urban population and constitutes several environmentaland social risks to urban dwellers in developing countries. Tohelp develop strategies to curb the challenges of urban decay,this study examined the role smart cities initiatives can play inensuring sustainable urban development in Nigeria. The paperadopts the library research method and relies on extant reviewof theoretical and empirical literature, from which inferenceswere drawn. Findings recommendations and implicationswould provide empirical approaches to curbing the problem ofurban decay and guide policy makers to integrate smart cityinitiatives in sustainable urban development policies inNigeria.Keywords: Smart cities, Urban decay, Sustainable urbandevelopment, Nigeria
Date 2017-12-13
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Journal of Applied Sciences and Development (JASD); Vol 8, No 1 (2017): Journal of Applied Sciences and Development Vol. 8 No. 1
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Welfare and Industrial Promotions (WIPRO) International

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