9 African Cities Make Rockefeller’s 100 Resilient Cities Project List

Mark Babatunde September 13, 2016

100 Resilient Cities

DAKAR
Population: 1.2 million (2012 estimates)

Dakar is the economic, political, and administrative capital of Senegal. Its influence extends across the entire West African region. However, poor planning oversight and management plagues this rapidly expanding economic hub, with many areas suffering from inadequate public services and facilities.

This peninsula city is working to address the effects of climate change and implement innovative solutions to address frequent water shortages and energy disruptions.

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