African cities and their systems

African cities and their systems

Unpacking the ACRC approach This is the first in a series of blog posts exploring the African Cities Research Consortium’s conceptual framework. Building on our first working paper, our research directors delve deeper into the urban development challenges we are...
Introducing the African Cities research approach

Introducing the African Cities research approach

Unpacking the ACRC approach This is the first in a series of blog posts exploring the African Cities Research Consortium’s conceptual framework. Building on our first working paper, our research directors delve deeper into the urban development challenges we are...
Urban development in Africa: Challenges and opportunities

Urban development in Africa: Challenges and opportunities

Unpacking the ACRC approach This is the first in a series of blog posts exploring the African Cities Research Consortium’s conceptual framework. Building on our first working paper, our research directors delve deeper into the urban development challenges we are...
African cities from 500 AD to 1900

African cities from 500 AD to 1900

What can we learn from looking at Africa through the lens of its cities? This blog is the second in a series exploring different aspects of city development and urban change in Africa, featuring contributions from researchers and practitioners working within the...