Houses and roads built of the slopes and hills of Attécoubé are collapsing dur to heavy rain and erosion. Attécoubé (Ebrié: Abidjan Te) is a suburb of and one of the 10 urban communes of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It is situated to the northwest of Abidjan's central Plateau commune overlooking the Baie du Banco. Attécoubé has a total area of 68.2 square kilometres (26.3 sq mi), 40 square kilometres (15 sq mi) of which is covered by forest and 5 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi) by Ébrié Lagoon. The commune forms part of Banco National Park.
Kouamé Appessika. 2003. A report on the urban slums in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) in Understanding Slums: Case Studies for the Global Report on Human Settlements 2003.
Houses in the Bobito shantytown, built on a hill of the Attecoube neighborhood of Abidjan, are collapsing due to heavy rains and erosion.
Dri, B. E. N., N’go, Y. A., Niamke, K. H., Ouattara, A., Toure, B., & Biemi, J. (2005). Effect of soil slope and cover on runoff and rate soil loss from experimental plots in area of Attécoubé. Editorial Advisory Board e, 21(3), 459-470.
Sunday walk in the Banco rainforest inside Abidjan city