This research explores the conditions that produce and reproduce urban ‘risk traps’. How and where do they materialise and with what consequences for women and men living in informal or marginalised settlements?
The aim of the Cross-Cluster Research Project is to contribute to the academic debate on post-conflict reconstruction and planning in divided societies. The project critically engages with the work of Michael Safier, a key figure of the DPU.
The Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre (SLURC) based in Freetown is a globally connected urban research centre that aims to build the research and analysis capacity of urban stakeholders in Sierra Leone.
In October 2016 Habitat III will bring together global actors to adopt a “New Urban Agenda.” The DPU is taking part in this process by participating in different initiatives aimed at stimulating the debate around the content of the new agenda.
This research examines the various social and economic implications of climate-risk related resettlement and relocation policies in cities across five countries: Uganda, Peru, Colombia, Mexico and India..