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Overcrowding, not density, makes cities more vulnerable to Covid-19

Overcrowding, not density, makes cities more vulnerable to Covid-19

Covid-19 has brought a new realization to many governments and development agencies. Investment in towns and cities is essential. People need to live in healthy neighbourhoods with access to basic services. With this new interest, it is critical that appropriate learning takes place so that interventions can be successfully designed.

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New African Cities Research Consortium Announced

New African Cities Research Consortium Announced

Researchers from the Global Development Institute have been awarded a new research contract of £32 million to establish the African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC), funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) as part of UK Aid.

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