Reflections from Nairobi: ACRC’s first consortium-wide workshop

Reflections from Nairobi: ACRC’s first consortium-wide workshop

By Hannah van Rooyen, African Cities Research Consortium digital communications officer It has been an exciting month for the African Cities Research Consortium, as members from across the consortium met together in person for the first time in Nairobi. Running from...
Grant awarded for land value study in Kigali

Grant awarded for land value study in Kigali

We are pleased to announce that ACRC postdoc Matthew Sharp has been awarded a Young Researcher’s Grant by the International Growth Centre, worth £7,950. The project intends to explore the potential for land value capture and taxation through zoning in Kigali, Rwanda,...
Urban Action Lab founder Shuaib Lwasa joins ACRC

Urban Action Lab founder Shuaib Lwasa joins ACRC

We are delighted to welcome Shuaib Lwasa, founder of the Urban Action Lab at Makerere University, to the African Cities Research Consortium’s senior management team. Shuaib will lead on specific aspects of ACRC’s capacity strengthening work, including the integration...