data-driven urbanism

LIRA Annual Research Forum

Sylvia Croese

Early-career researchers working on projects as part of the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa (LIRA 2030) programme met over three days from 17 to 19 February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The researchers shared their experiences in project implementation and sought to foster collaboration in tackling sustainability challenges across African cities. As Principle […]

How data-ready are African governments to monitor SDG Progress?

Sylvia Croese

On 15 May 2019, Lynn Woolfrey, Manager of Datafirst, a UCT-based unit that supports data-intensive Africa-focused research, presented a talk entitled: How Data-ready are African Governments to Monitor SDG Progress?. The seminar was attended by 15 people, hailing from different departments of UCT, as well as representatives from the private sector, civil society and the […]

Cities, geo-technologies and data-driven urbanism

African Centre for Cities, along with Prodig, French National Centre for Scientific Research, French Institute of South Africa and the French Institute for Research in Africa, are presenting a one-day workshop entitled Cities, geo-technologies and data-driven urbanism.  The programme is structured into four sessions with two sessions of strategic input from research and practice by various presenters (see […]