A Research on Urban-Rural Linkages in East Africa


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A Research on Urban-Rural Linkages in East Africa
This paper explores the physical, economic, population movement, social, service delivery, political, administrative, ideological and information linkages between urban East Africa and rural East Africa. In the end, while there is a flow of money between the urban and rural regions of Africa, this flow and interdependence does not mean they see the world in the same way – probably because poor transportation and communications infrastructures makes that difficult.
Physical linkages between the urban and the rural appear to be an issue in East Africa. Most notably, there appears to be a lack of solid infrastructure connecting urban metropolises like Nairobi (the largest city in Kenya) to the...
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