Monthly Archives: March 2011

Projet de pépinière municipale / Municipal Nursery Project – Dakar, Senegal

Kailyn Zuiker just completed an internship in Dakar, where her work focused on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Needs Assessment. Thanks, Kailyn, and all the best! Her report appears below in English and French. ~  ~ Objectifs de la pépinière municipale sont … Continue reading

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Second Annual Waterfront Clean-up in Dar es Salaam a complete success!

Joshua Garcia Arredondo just completed his internship in Dar es Salaam. His work focused on local initiatives and tourism. Nice work, Josh! ~  ~ On February 19th 2011 the second edition of Kivukoni’s waterfront clean-up exercise took place in the city of … Continue reading

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Le Forum social mondial / The World Social Forum

Two posts from our Sustainable Cities CIDA IYIP interns based in Dakar! François Séguin, who reports to us in French, focuses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Michael Von Buttlar (who provides the blog post that follows in English) focuses on Local Initiatives. ~   ~ Nous … Continue reading

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Please check out, a great new e-commerce initiative. With the belief that each and every one of us has a voice and an ability to make a difference in the types of products we buy, their mission is to drive … Continue reading

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City of Regina Supports Youth Learning about Urban Planning

On November 8th 2010, the City of Regina hosted 14 YES Network participants for the first ever Town Planning Day at Regina City Hall. Recently, the City announced that they will be hosting this event again in 2011, making it … Continue reading


Getting the Word Out in Mexico: the perifoneo is king

Colin Nekolaichuk is a Sustainable Cities CIDA IYIP intern for the spring of 2011. His work focuses on Communications + Community Development. Make sure to check out the video at the end! ~ ~ “Tamales, calientitos, muy ricos…!” This is one of the … Continue reading

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