Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Kisiwani Environmental Group (KEG) -Solid Waste Management in Dar es Salaam

Nicole Fornelli just finished a 6-month stint in Dar es Salaam as part of our SCI internship program. ~ ~ The Kisiwani Environmental Group (KEG) is a community based organization (CBO) that collects waste in unplanned settlements within the Buguruni … Continue reading

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Madjigène’s story : How the Gorée Island Compost Project inspired her

Anik Fortin just finished a six-month placement in Dakar. As part of our SCI CIDA Internship Program, Anik’s work focused on urban agriculture. Thank you for a lovely story,  Anik! Read more about our Goree Island Composting Project here. ~ … Continue reading

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EcoDistricts: All Green, All in One Place

A great piece on Eco-Districts from Alex Aylett, our Research Director at SCI. You’ve probably seen pictures of London’s  BedZED , or Malmo’s Western Harbour redevelopment. Showpiece green developments like those have put urban sustainability in the international spotlight. But all … Continue reading

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Building a Holistic Measure of Urban Sustainability

Welcome to Li Shen, the latest addition to our Affiliated Researcher Program. Li is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Saskatchewan. Using an innovative combination of GIS techniques, statistical analysis and survey … Continue reading

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A Passionate Voice for Urban Farmers: Fred Njegeja – Secretary of TaFoGa Net

Nicole Fornelli is just wrapping up a 6-month internship through our CIDA Internship Program at SCI. Her work focused on urban agriculture. Thanks, Nicole! ~ ~ Fred Njegeja is the Secretary for the Tanzania Food and Garden Network (TaFoGa Net). … Continue reading

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Les défis dans l’identification d’indicateurs de suivi

Sarah-Maude Ippersiel-Guindon has just completed her 6-month internship in Colima, Mexico, where her work focused on community development.  She writes her post here en francais. ~ ~ Dans le cadre de mon mandat au sein de L’Instituto de Planeación para … Continue reading

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