Paper highlights lack of collated data for disaster losses in African cities.
This paper incorporates focuses on the policy and research currently being directed at understanding the links between mobility and informality.
This paper, is a recent publication in the AFSUN urban food security series, reporting back on food security is Maseru.
This paper forms part of AFSUN’s urban food security series, focusing on poverty and food insecurity in Zimbabwe.
This paper documents a significant impact of climate variation on urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa, primarily in more arid countries.
The goal of this article, whilst engaging with peri-urban literature, is to confront the urbanisation occurring at the peripheries of Lagos with suburban theory.
Vanesa Castán Broto argues for a perspective on climate change in African cities that focuses on challenges and also opportunities for action.
This article considers the visual qualities of design practice in post-apartheid housing for the poor. We specifically address the visual power of social mapping within the context of a ‘coloured’ housing development in the Cape Town suburb of Mitchells Plain.
Philippe Lebailly and Damien Muteba (2011). African Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 3, No. 1, Dec 2011. Abstract Feeding Kinshasa? How to ensure food security for millions of inhabitants who have to survive on low wages well below the poverty line? This is the daily challenge for a multitude of poor people in Kinshasa! Some […]
Introduction: The idea of ‘climate compatible development’ is gaining ground in international policy circles. It is aimed at fusing the climate change adaptation and mitigation agendas with the mainstream development agenda. This raises a key set of questions, especially where African cities – and other developing world cities – are concerned. What opportunities and challenges […]