“Re-imagining Kampala” British Academy Feature

By Caroline Knowles British Academy Cities & Infrastructure Programme Director Namirembe Rd, Location of the pilot Non-Motorised Transport route in Kampala. Photo: Howard Cambridge Caroline talks about the transport situation in Kampala and how the lack of infrastructure and its chaotic operation hampers daily life - from commuting, access, delivery etc. and how this also... Continue Reading →

Nairobi Placemaking 2018

Placemaking (#3) is taking place in Nairobi 30th October - 3 November Placemaking is the process by which users of a public open space come together with other interested parties to turn the space into a clean, safe, useful and memorable place for their use. A public open space refers to any freely accessible space... Continue Reading →

On Namirembe road with a wearable camera

On August 14, 2018, Kampala i-CMiiST creative experts got a rare opportunity to train in a new creative methodology that they could use on either of the research sites in Kampala. i-CMiiST is an acronym for Implementing Creative Methodological Innovations for Inclusive Sustainable Transport, a project supported by the British Academy’s Cities & Infrastructure programme,... Continue Reading →

Deciphering “Inclusive” Views through Participatory Mapping

African cities exhibit visible differentiations in terms of their social, economic and demographic composition.  These differentiations have given rise to the common use of the term ‘Inclusivity’ in planning, community and policy discussions where it is often used to solidify (or 'seem' to solidify) agendas of rights for vulnerable groups in the society. In the development arena, the pretext... Continue Reading →

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