The role of peri-urban agriculture in Kampala

Competition for land in peri-urban areas has contributed to a reduction of agricultural land in Kampala.

Investigating the impact of land titling on housing investment in Addis

Study evaluates the impact of a land formalization project on household investment in Addis Ababa.

Using mobile phone data to analyse public transport demand in Dakar

How researchers used mobile phone data to map transport demand in Dakar.

Data gap for disaster losses in African Cities

Paper highlights lack of collated data for disaster losses in African cities.

Preserve urban greenery in African Cities

Many African Cities have less than 10% of their total land area occupied by urban greenery — new paper reports.

Collective (in) efficacy, substance abuse and violence in ‘‘Freedom Park,’’ Cape Town

Using collective efficacy as a lens, the paper tries to understand high levels of violence and crime within a recently upgraded urban settlement in Cape Town.

Public participation and satisfaction in urban regeneration projects in Tanzania: The case of Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam

Paper explores the relationship between community participation and community satisfaction in urban regeneration projects.

Lagos: analysis of public transport users’ socioeconomic characteristics

This paper presents the findings of the study of socioeconomic characteristics of public transport users in metropolitan Lagos.

Food security in urban Zimbabwe: How are Harare households faring?

Report assesses food security in Zimbabwe’s Harare.

Feeding hungry cities

African Food Security Urban Network (AFSUN) radio series explores experiences of urban food insecurity in Southern African cities.