Many cities still have green areas in various forms, despite the fragmentation of their ecosystems. The call for integration of built form with nature is now more explicit and can be discerned from the Sustainable Development Goals of 2015 as well as the New Urban Agenda of 2016. Read more
As part of its approach to changing the culture of knowledge creation, through collaborative learnings amongst academic researchers, community representatives and policy actors, the Urban Action Lab (UAL) Makerere University Uganda in partnership with the Living Lab of University of Nairobi, has enhanced the collaborative learning capacities of postgraduate students at the Department of Geography
and Community representatives from Kasubi-Kawaala.
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.
“Options for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the low-emitting city and metropolitan region of Kampala” is a new publication by Prof. Shuaib Lwasa, the Cordinator Urban Action Lab, Click here for the abstract
Follow the read more link to download the various of “Risk relocation and resettlement findings summarized for policy” they are published in various global regions read more>>.
Following on from the foundations set earlier in February, 2017, INTALInC partners converged at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana from 22nd – 23rd May, 2017, for a 2-day workshop to deliberate the mobility needs of vulnerable populations in developing countries. Read more
Shuaib Lwasa of UAL together with colleagues advise in this policy brief on cities and disaster risk reduction that boosting resilience through by use of science is key in supporting the implementation of SFDRR, Paris Agreement and SDG’s read more>>.
Prof. Shuaib Lwasa (center, red circle) attended Round Table meeting at Oregon Zoo that brought together members of the InterTwine initiative that is working on urban nature in that region. Read more
If you have been following the global, regional, and local-level conversations about the Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs) and their implementation for example, UN’s Habitat III meeting, held in Quito, Ecuador. Read more
The UAL recently concluded another training workshop for students working on the Heterogeneous Infrastructures of Cities in Uganda Project (HICCUP) 3-year project from 17th to the 20th January 2018 at Makerere University. This workshop follows on from the first workshop which was held in August 2016. Read more