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The UTA-Do 2024 event marked a significant gathering of scholars, practitioners, and activists dedicated to expanding and deepening the discourse on urban Africa.
This is the first in a series of blog posts exploring the practicalities and experiences of action research.
Since independence, Kenya has grappled with the state of food insecurity and poor health and nutrition. To inform practical pathways for addressing health, wellbeing and nutrition challenges, ACRC conducted mixed methods research in Nairobi.
ACRC has published new research, exploring safety and security in six African cities: Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo; Freetown, Sierra Leone; Lagos, Nigeria; Maiduguri, Nigeria; Mogadishu, Somalia; and Nairobi, Kenya.
ACRC is convening two panels at this year’s DSA conference, focusing on community knowledge in academic research and the politics of social justice in African cities. The call for papers now open.
Jane Wairutu, Nicera Wanjiru Kimani and Nancy Njoki Wairimu join Daniela Cocco Beltrame to talk about their experiences of the first phase of ACRC research in Nairobi.
Obuntubulamu is a widely recognised concept throughout Uganda, emphasising the importance of treating others with kindness and tact.
This webinar in November 2023 explored key findings from the ACRC research in Kampala and featured an expert panel discussion around navigating complex city governance structures and delivering urban reform.
Uganda has a large youth population, with UNICEF stating it is the second most youthful population in the world. In 2022, nearly half (49%) of Uganda’s population was below 15 years of age and 21% were aged between 15 and 24.
Globally, an historic evolution is in progress. Megacities – defined by the UN as cities with populations of over 10 million – are emergent in Africa.
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