Unlocking the Potential of Smart African Cities
Sustainable, Inclusive, Resilient and Prosperous
Smart Economy in Smart African Cities
A smart city is conceptualized as a sustainable, inclusive, resilient and prosperous city that promotes a people-centric approach based on three core components—Smart City Foundation , Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Smart Institutions and Laws .These three core
components are the pillars of the seven dimensions of a smart city: Infrastructure
Development , Environmental Sustainability, Social Development, Social Inclusion, DisastersPrevention and Resilience, andPeace and Security .
The book smart Economy in Smart African Cities, published in 2019, develops a conceptual framework of “ Smart Economy in Smart Cities” that can assist African policy makers, researchers and other stakeholders in developing urban policies for smart, sustainable, inclusive, resilient and prosperous cities.