WRI Ross Center Convenes Urban Experts to Explore Innovation in African Cities

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WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities Convened Urban Experts in Nairobi, Kenya for a Workshop on Equal Cities for All in Nairobi, Kenya on June 28, 2017.

Can we have cities that grow sustainably while providing opportunity for all? At a workshop in Nairobi, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities gathered stakeholders from across sub-Saharan Africa to help answer this question.

Participants came from academia, urban planning, business, the technology sector, community groups and other areas, to discuss methods for innovating and working together to create more sustainable cities. This was the first meeting in a series of WRI Ross Center workshops designed to examine urban innovation and transformative change in the region, particularly Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda.Click here for the abstract