Smart Cities of Africa, Forecast to 2030

Analysis of the Development of Greenfield and Brownfield Smart Cities Across Africa, According to Initiatives Based on 8 Frost & Sullivan Smart City Parameters
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Published: 26 Dec 2016

This study focuses on giving an in-depth overview of the profiled cities, according to the development of initiatives aligned to the 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: • Konza Techno City • Modderfontein Smart City • HOPE City • Abuja Centenary City Brownfield Smart Cities profiled include: • Johannesburg • Tshwane • Cape Town • Nairobi • Accra • Lagos • Kigali



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