Smarter Cities, Accra, Ghana

A new report by IBM entitled “A Vision for Smarter Growth: an IBM Smarter Cities Report on Accra, Ghana” highlights how the rapidly emerging West African city should turn to technology to transform its key urban systems. Based on the opinions of local experts from across public and private sectors the report identifies transportation, energy and city services as being essential for Accra’s urban reform.http://ibm.co/ZccqSD
According to the International Monetary Fund, Ghana will be the seventh fastest growing economy in the world by 2015 – driven by a new oil and gas industry, a growing base of consumers and significant foreign investment. Its capital, Accra is one of Africa’s fastest emerging future cities.
To learn more about IBM Smarter Cities city planning solutions visit http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/e…

Are you sure you want to delete this "resource"?
This item will be deleted immediately. You cannot undo this action.

Related Resources

Assessment or evaluation, Report, Research
17 Dec 2018
This report from ALNAP outlines humanitarian needs over the period of 2015-2017.  It includes an overview of available resources to address those needs, details the current size and structure of the humanitarian system, and provides an assessment of...
Tags: Assessment or evaluation, Report, Research, Food Security, Infrastructure and Services
Video
25 Nov 2014
Reducing risk through law: the case of the Phillippines
Tags: Video, Disaster Law
Guidance material
28 Jun 2016
As national Governments struggle to address the scale of disasters and the increased preparedness needs at all levels, there has been a push for more proactive measures to be taken by local government. Over the last decade, the main disaster risk red...
Tags: Guidance material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Urban Infrastructure, Urban Planning