lagos (location (north shore of gulf of guinea, west of Africa,…
north shore of gulf of guinea
west of Africa
Nigeria's largest city
social services - over 70 schools, 12 colleges and uni and around 20 hospitals
40% of workforce work in the informal economy
80% of Nigeria industry is located in and around lagos
city generates 25-30% of Nigeria's GDP
lagos Apapa port is the 5th busiest in Africa
lagos is the ICT centre for west Africa
how has urban growth created opportuinities
HEALTH - life expectancy in Nigeria is around 54 years, could be higher 65 in some urban ares such as lagos.
whole nigeria has 35000 doctors but need 270000 to meet the WHO target of 1 doctor to every 35000.
WATER&ENERGY SUPPLY - the lagos water corporation claims to supply 12 million people with drinking water.
80% of the population use diesel geberators.
location and growth of lagos is a great location for industry
economic development go lagos contributes around 30% of Nigeria's GDP
benefits of Olusosun landfill
500 work there creating jobs
collects 40% of the 10,000 of water produced in lagos everyday