Participants during interactive session on Monitoring and Evaluation of Urban Development Programmes. Credit: NIUA

Capacity Building Workshop for Early Career Researchers on Issues and Challenges of the Urban Sector in India

Overview of Capacity Development Acceleration Fund project Capacity Building Workshop for Early…


Education and technology skills, Bangladesh. Credit: DFID/Ricci Coughlan

Neighbourhood effects on children’s educational opportunities: Insights from Bangladesh, India and Tanzania

This policy brief focuses on the effect that neighbourhoods have on the educational opportunities…


Participatory Research in Gurugram, Haryana, India. Credit: S. Ram Aravind

Our Health, Our Voice: Preliminary Findings of Mobile-Based Participatory Survey with Adolescents in Gurugram, India

This new report shares the preliminary findings of Mobile-Based Participatory Survey with…


Discussing neighbourhoods at the SHLC capacity-stengthening workshop.

Effective Project Support for International Research Collaboration: Key Considerations

This new working paper shares lessons learnt during the development and implementation of…


Dar es Salaam’s new bus transit system. Credit: World Bank

Dar es Salaam: the unplanned urban sprawl threatening neighbourhood sustainability

This study analyses the internal structure of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to support better…


Panoramic view of Dodoma city, Tanzania. Credit: Ifakara Health Institute

Dodoma: building a sustainable city to meet neighbourhood needs

This research analyses the internal structure and neighbourhood disparities in the capital city of…


Soweto township in Johannesburg, South Africa. Credit Shutterstock, Gil.K.

Johannesburg: the growing importance of class in shaping neighbourhoods

This research explores the nature of spatial change and neighbourhood development in Johannesburg,…


Dhaka: diverse, dense, and damaged neighbourhoods and the impacts of unplanned urbanisation

This study explores the internal structures and differentiation of neighbourhoods within Dhaka –…


Khulna: the diversity and disparity of neighbourhoods from organic growth

This study explores the internal structures and differentiation of neighbourhoods in Khulna, a…


Kigali, Rwanda. A wide view looking down on the city centre with Pension Plaza in the foreground. Credit: Shutterstock, Jennifer Sophie.

Kigali: the rapid urban growth and neighbourhood dynamics of a prosperous city

This study analyses the spatial expansion of Kigali city, the neighbourhood patterns and key urban…