Hungry Cities (Bangalore, Kingston, Maputo, Mexico City, Nairobi, Nanjing)

The Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) selected the African Centre for Cities to host a new R12m, five-year international research programme (2014-2018).

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