Monthly Archives: September 2012

Urban Agriculture and Resilient Food Systems in Dar es Salaam

This week, Afton Halloran (SCI Affiliated Researcher) will be in Göttingen, Germany, presenting the results of her research on urban agriculture in Dar es Salaam. Afton’s work will be featured as part of the annual Conference on Tropical and Subtropical … Continue reading

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Missing the Point

Originally posted on Price Tags:
Here’s Leonard DiCaprio on a bicycle in New York: Here’s the U.K. Daily Mail headline: A bit of a downgrade! Leonardo DiCaprio hits New York on bicycle wheels after filming in flashy cars for new movie…

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Surviving in a Floodplain: Adapting to Risk and Vulnerability in Dakar

Clara Ganemtore (SCI Affiliated Researcher) has recently completed her field work on flood risk responses in Dakar (Senegal). In this entry she provides an overview of her principle case study site (the suburb of Pekine) as well as a preview … Continue reading

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Upcoming event – Our Voices : Youth Building A Connected City

If you could create a city where people felt connected and not isolated, supported and not alone, how would you do it? Designed for youth, by youth, the Our Voices: Youth Building a Connected City conference will explore issues related … Continue reading

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Counting the Cost of Urban Growth

By Margaret McKenzie “Many cities don’t take cost into account when making long term decisions about their future growth patterns” says Patricia Gordon Director of Sustainable Cities International Cities Network. “We know that compact development costs less and numerous, respected … Continue reading

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Hack Your City; an interview with David Eaves

Alex Aylett, our Senior Associate, interviews David Eaves, an internationally recognized consultant and activist on green urbanism. His article below was written for Siemens Sustainable Cities Community. ~ ~ Earlier this Summer I blogged about what providing open access to public … Continue reading

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