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

COVID-19 and Tanzania’s Cities: Why Collaboration is Key

This blog was written by Irene R. Moshi, Kimberly Mihayo, Ibrahim Msuya and Francis Levira from…


A view towards town, Kigali, Rwanda

Fissures in Localizing Urban Sustainability: the Case of Rwanda

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High density housing in an informal settlement, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow

The Road to Sustainable Kigali: A Contextualized Analysis of the Challenges

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Outside water tap in Madanpur Khadar Resettlement Colony, Delhi, India. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow

The ‘Luxury’ of Home Quarantine

Reflecting on Indian cities’ response to COVID-19, exclusive access to basic amenities and…


Students prepare data sheets from their field data sheets under the supervision of Nafisa Anjum, Research Associate. Credit: SHLC-BD

Training Neighbourhood Sustainability Champions at Khulna University

In this blog, our team in Bangladesh reflects on how they are utilising the collaborative design of…


The Company’s Garden, Cape Town. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 2, Cape Town

In the second installment of this photo essay, Zubeida Lowton investigates what the city of Cape…


Disarray of urban functions in Joydebpur. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh

Sustainable Neighbourhood Development in Emerging Economies: A Review

This study reviews the literature on sustainable development focusing at the neighbourhood level,…


Dusk approaches at Rupsa Bridge, Khulna, Bangladesh. Credit: Irfan Shakil and Tanjil Sowgat, Khulna University

A Review of Urban Neighbourhood Scholarship

Although some scholars remain sceptical about its relevance due to its contested and porous nature,…