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,...
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...