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Positive open data approaches: models for reciprocity

With cities around the world developing open data portals there is a growing need for models that make sure this information is not exploited for profit.

Urban News Roundup (September 4, 2015)

Urban news headlines from around the continent.

Urban News Roundup – August 21, 2015

Urban news headlines from around the continent.

Car repair shop in Kumasi Ghana

The return of local manufacturing: a global trend with strong roots in African cities

As the cost of the global outsourcing of manufactured goods, on both the environment and society has become clear, the future role of local manufacturing capacity is worth discussing. Various versions of local manufacturing in a high density and informal urban environment are already being practiced in Africa, offering insight into the global changes coming to manufacturing as a whole.

Urban News Roundup – August 7, 2015

Urban news headlines from around the continent.