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Cities Methodologies 2015

Cities Methodologies 2015

27 - 31 October 2014

HIV and AIDS in informal settlements in eastern and southern Africa: views from practice

HIV and AIDS in informal settlements in eastern and southern Africa: views from practice

30 October 2014

The statistics on HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa suggest that the HIV epidemics are urbanising and aggregating in informal settlements. Some calculations indicate that 15% of the global epidemic is now accounted for in just 14 cities in eastern and southern Africa. There are different initiatives engaging with this ...
'Cities as Engines of Economic Growth' Revisited

'Cities as Engines of Economic Growth' Revisited

19 November 2014

The concept of ‘cities as engines of economic growth’ has become ubiquitous since the 1990s. However, when Nigel Harris first raised the economic significance of cities in the mid-1970s, it was a seen ...