Smart Cities of West Africa, Forecast to 2030

Smart Cities of West Africa, Forecast to 2030

  • December 2016
  • 86 pages
  • Report ID: 4595309
Analysis of the Development of Greenfield and Brownfield Smart Cities Across Africa, According to Initiatives Based on 8 Frost & Sullivan Smart City Parameters

This study focuses on giving an in-depth overview of the profiled cities, according to the development of initiatives aligned to 8 Smart City parameters. These parameters include:
- Smart Government
- Smart Citizens
- Smart Energy
- Smart Mobility
- Smart Healthcare
- Smart Infrastructure
- Smart Buildings
- Smart Technology

Leading factors driving the development of Smart Cities are assessed and include:
- Improved Resource Management
- Rapid Urbanisation
- Economic Benefits and Job Creation
- Significant Stakeholder Support

Leading restraining factors are also assessed and include:
- Lack of Appropriate Skills
- Lack of Funding and Capital Investment
- Lack of Stakeholder Support
- Legacy Systems and Infrastructure

The study gives an overview of different funding models available to develop Smart Cities, as well as highlights the roles of major actors in the development of Smart Cities.

Greenfield Smart Cities profiled include:
- HOPE City
- Abuja Centenary City

Brownfield Smart Cities profiled include:
- Accra
- Lagos
Country=Africa Industry=UrbanDevelopment ParentIndustry=Construction Date=201612 Topic=MarketReport Publisher=Frost&Sullivan Price=2000