City issue and solution
– Initial Posts must be at least 500 words long and must address the discussion prompt.
Discussion Board Post Topic:
Read the NPR article on “Slum Dwellers In Africa’s Biggest Megacity Are Now Living In Canoes” (https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/05/15/528461093/slum-dwellers-in-africas-biggest-megacity-are-now-living-in-canoes) and answer the following questions.
What is the planning issue? (8 pts) How does a lack of title impact slum dwellers? (8 pts) What are the benefits and detractions of slum demolition for the development of luxury real estate? (6 pts) Use a case study of another city to support your arguments (8 pts).
Use of photos, maps, external links (e.g., news articles), etc. is encouraged.