Alternative data sources for cities and communities

Alternative data sources for cities and communities

What can we learn from looking at Africa through the lens of its cities? This blog is the sixth in a series exploring different aspects of city development and urban change in Africa, featuring contributions from researchers and practitioners working within the...
What we don’t know about Africa’s 100 largest cities

What we don’t know about Africa’s 100 largest cities

What can we learn from looking at Africa through the lens of its cities? This blog is the third in a series exploring different aspects of city development and urban change in Africa, featuring contributions from researchers and practitioners working within the...
Community mapping in Kenya improves state Covid-19 response

Community mapping in Kenya improves state Covid-19 response

By Professor Diana Mitlin, CEO of the African Cities Research Consortium  This case study – originally published as part of the Covid Collective Research for Policy and Practice series – shows how an urban social movement was able to produce the knowledge that state...
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...