Smart Cities Development
A Smart City is a city developed to increase to quality of life of its inhabitants.
Technology is an important tool to support and assist in the city management to optimise each aspect of the city.
The 13 keys points of to-morrow’s cities are:
1.It will no longer produce waste and pollution.
2.It will not use toxic nor allergen products.
3.It will have a performing health infrastructure.
4.It will have more than 60% of its surface areas in green zones.
5.It will produce nearby the vegetable and fruit it needs.
6. It will use the best performing management tools.
7. It will use solar energy and will be self supporting.
8. It will use rain water.
9. It will be secured (have a feeling of safety and well being).
10. It will be appealing (will generate quality tourism).
11. It will offer a new educational model (immersion).
12. It will help its inhabitants to increase their ecological awareness.
13. It will give the opportunity to its inhabitants to participate in its evolution (sharing of ideas and knowledge) it will be an interactive city.
There are five key aspects to smarter approaches, which are strongly information driven:
1 - a modern digital infrastructure, combined with a secure but open access approach to public re-useable data, which enables citizens to access the information they need, when they need it;
2 - a recognition that service delivery is improved by being citizen centric: this involves placing the citizen’s needs at the forefront, sharing management information to provide a coherent service, rather than operating in a multiplicity of service silos (for example, sharing changes of address more effectively), and offering internet service delivery where possible (at a fraction of the face to face cost);
3 - an intelligent physical infrastructure (“smart” systems or the Internet of Things), to enable service providers to use the full range of data both to manage service delivery on a daily basis and to inform strategic investment in the city/community (for example, gathering and analysing data on whether public transport is adequate to cope with rush hour peaks);
4 - an openness to learn from others and experiment with new approaches and new business models; and
5 - transparency of outcomes/performance, for example, city service dashboards to enable citizens to compare and challenge performance, establishment by establishment, and borough by borough.
The World Smart City with Vortex Tower proposed to be in Tanzania
Tanzania is a stable country with unlimited business opportunities in an amazing environment. Tanzania will be on top 5 of African countries in terms of economic growth within a few years.
Smart Cities are the solution of unemployment, food and energy security, medical and education.
Tanzania is willing to go in that direction, we will support and invest.