Read how the Thai government is collaborating with cooperatives to upgrade informal settlements at a large scale. Can South Africa take a leaf out of Thailand’s book?
In February 2016 the Kenyan SDI Alliance together with an official from the nearby Kiambu County Government visited the South African SDI Alliance on a learning exchange in Cape Town to share experiences regarding informal settlement upgrading. Yolande Hendler (on behalf of CORC) reports on the exchange.
Two pieces published by the Daily Maverick present the challenging context of urbanisation for African cities. Considering 40% of the continent live in urban areas, what are innovative solutions for such complicated problems and where are the opportunities?