Webinar: Understanding the economic power of Africa’s cities

Webinar: Understanding the economic power of Africa’s cities

Friday 14 October, 11:00-12:30 BST Register to attend via Zoom or in-person at The University of Manchester People living in Africa’s cities benefit from higher socioeconomic outcomes and standards of living than the countries in which they are located....
Why urban poverty in sub-Saharan Africa needs more attention

Why urban poverty in sub-Saharan Africa needs more attention

The challenges facing urban economies in sub-Saharan Africa are considerable. Yet while development economics is a well-established field, relatively little attention has been paid to urban economies in the global South. With research in this area increasing, it is...
Webinar: an introduction to the African Cities Research Consortium

Webinar: an introduction to the African Cities Research Consortium

Catch up on our webinar introducing the African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC) and outlining how the Consortium and its international partners are planning to tackle complex, political and systemic problems in some of Africa’s fastest-growing urban areas. ACRC has...
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. Led...