Urban Metabolism Dynamics of Resource-Based Economies in the Developing World - A Case Study of the Zambian Copperbelt

Eugene Mohareb

University of Reading

Eugene Mohareb is a Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Systems in the School of the Built Environment at the University of Reading. His research focuses on resource demands of cities, urban approaches for GHG mitigation, and urban transitions.  


Countries in the developing world are rapidly urbanizing, with the share of national populations in least-developed countries expected to nearly double from 28.9% in 2010 to 49.5% in 2050. This urbanisation is expected to be... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Eugene Mohareb (University of Reading)
  2. Priscilla Mudenda (Copperbelt University)
  3. Lilias Masiba (Copperbelt University)

Topic Areas

• Industrial ecology in developing countries , • Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints


TS-22 » Urban Metabolism case studies (15:30 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room G)

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