Partner Spotlight: Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI)

Partner Spotlight: Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI)

Shack/Slum Dwellers International is a network of slum/shack dweller organisations federated in cities in the global South, pioneering innovation in the field of community-driven slum upgrading. Over the past 20 years, SDI has built a global slum dweller movement...
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...
Valuing water in the Global South

Valuing water in the Global South

To mark World Water Day 2021, Diana Mitlin, Professor of Global Urbanism at The University of Manchester’s Global Development Institute, discusses the issues the Global South face when it comes to accessing clean water. Diana Mitlin is currently leading the African...