Urban laws


Reforming Urban Laws in Africa – now in French

Stephen Berrisford

Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: a practical guide by ACC Adjunct Professor Stephen Berrisford and the late Patrick McAuslan, which was awarded the Dubai International Award for Best Practices (DIABP) in the category University Research Award on Legislation, Rules, Regulations & Governance Systems earlier this year, is now available in French. The Guide is intended to […]

New video series on urban law reform in Africa launched

Stephen Berrisford

As a part of the dissemination of the Reforming Urban Law in Africa: a practical guide, which was recently awarded the Dubai International Award for Best Practices(DIABP) in the category University Research Award on Legislation, Rules, Regulations & Governance Systems, is a newly launched video series. Featuring co-author of the guide Stephen Berrisford, the 13-part series cover each section […]

Reforming Urban Laws in Africa

International award for ground-breaking urban law reform guide

Stephen Berrisford

African Centre for Cities is pleased to announce that Adjunct Professor Stephen Berrisford was awarded the Dubai International Award for Best Practices (DIABP) in the category University Research Award on Legislation, Rules, Regulations & Governance Systems for Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: a practical guide which he wrote along with the late Patrick McAuslan. Jointly awarded […]

Reforming Urban Laws in Africa

Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide

Stephen Berrisford

The African Centre for Cities launches a new publication, Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide. The guide, written by Stephen Berrisford and the late Patrick McAuslan, provide hands-on guidance to officials, practitioners and researchers working on the urgent task of improving, modernising and rationalising urban legislation in the Sub-Saharan region. (more…)