Can African Cities help to decolonise knowledge?

Can African Cities help to decolonise knowledge?

Since the start of the African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC), we’ve been interested in trying to create more equitable partnerships and processes through the process. The rupture of the Covid-19 pandemic (which saw us establish ACRC almost entirely online)...
Webinar: Understanding the economic power of Africa’s cities

Webinar: Understanding the economic power of Africa’s cities

Friday 14 October, 11:00-12:30 BST Register to attend via Zoom or in-person at The University of Manchester People living in Africa’s cities benefit from higher socioeconomic outcomes and standards of living than the countries in which they are located....
Lagos TV channel covers ACRC city workshop

Lagos TV channel covers ACRC city workshop

By Taibat Lawanson, Lagos city lead for ACRC and professor of urban planning at the University of Lagos On Tuesday 6 September, researchers and stakeholders met to discuss urban challenges in Lagos and offer insights into how to address them. Collaboratively, the...
Applications open for ACRC’s head of project delivery position

Applications open for ACRC’s head of project delivery position

We’re hiring! Could you be our new Head of Project Delivery? Could you provide inspiring leadership and direction for our research projects (including action research) in some of Africa’s fastest growing urban areas? Are you experienced in designing and managing...
Crafting sustainable development research that matters

Crafting sustainable development research that matters

By Kweku Koranteng Bridging the disconnect between science, policy and practice for African cities How can the relationship and interactions between science, policy and practice be strengthened, in order to advance sustainable urban development? A new research agenda...