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Jamestown, Accra. The city’s authorities have done nothing to develop green spaces in the city’s slums. Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images

People in Accra’s slums know green spaces are important: planners should take heed

Ghanaian city authorities are focused on addressing problems of poverty, education and health rather than managing green spaces in slums
An aerial picture of funerals taking place at a section of the Westpark cemetery in Johannesburg. Michelle Spatari/AFP via Getty Images

Cemetery design has to consider many sensitive issues: lessons from Johannesburg

Municipalities are now forced to identify new cemetery planning methods and models that are environmentally sensitive and consistent with diverse cultural practices, and facilitate social cohesion.

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