A regional overview of Gauteng, with a focus on how research and planning aim to improve the regional economy.
In 2017, the cities of Gauteng Province were elected as co-president of the organisation representing the world’s major cities, Metropolis, World Association of Major Metropolises. This event, which happened at the organisation’s 12th World Congress in Montreal, Canada, illustrates that the Gauteng City Region is globally recognised.
Gauteng’s participation in groupings such as Metropolis also illustrates that the problems of the world’s great cities cannot be solved in isolation. Proper research is needed to find solutions to the problems faced by large conurbations.
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