In this session participants will learn about the impacts of urbanization on communities’ physical and social health around the world. Using case studies from Johannesburg, South Africa, and from other international locations, this webinar will provide examples of the challenges park managers face during an era of rapid urbanization and population growth. Participants will gain knowledge of strategies used to maximize social and physical health benefits to communities.
About the Presenter
Emmanuel Maphorogo, Regional Manager, Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo
This webcast was conducted through online conferencing software and captured for future viewing. This webcast includes a digital recording of the presentation and a download of the presentation.
To be awarded an electronic certificate of completion for attending or viewing this webcast, you must successfully complete a brief assessment to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts.
Be able to:
- Understand the social and health benefits of parks and open spaces in urban areas
- Understand how urbanization is growing and impacting the livelihoods of communities
- Have knowledge of different strategies to maximize physical and social health when developing public parks and open spaces
Aired: 11 January 2017