SDG #11-Sustainable Cities and Communities

Sustainable Development Goal 11: Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development and much more. At their best, cities have enabled people to advance socially and economically.

However, many challenges exist to maintaining cities in a way that continues to create jobs and prosperity while not straining land and resources. Common urban challenges include congestion, lack of funds to provide basic services, a shortage of adequate housing and declining infrastructure.

John Gilmour is director and founder of the LEAP Science & Maths School in South AfricaSouth Africa
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