“Who loses? Who chooses?”: How non-state technical and vocational education and training are regulated in Africa and Asia

Yulia Nesterova and Queralt Capsada-Munsech The new GEM report on non-state actors To develop its…


Huye, Rwanda. Credit: University of Rwanda

Huye: socio-spatial dynamics and neighbourhood patterns in a small city

This study analyses the spatial expansion of Huye city, Rwanda, the resulting neighbourhoods and…


Housing in Delft township, Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Ivan Turok, Human Sciences Research Council

Picturing Cape Town’s Townships: Sandy Neighbourhoods, Neglected Space and Thriving Enterprise Hotspots

In this picture blog, Ivan Turok explores house building, community development and enterprise…


Central Business District, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Gail Wilson

Cities as Platforms for Progress: Local Drivers of Rwanda’s Success

This article was originally published by SAGE publications in ‘Local Economy: The…


Vulnerability in informal settlements, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Rwanda’s Neighbourhoods: In the Eyes of Two Bangladeshis

In this picture blog, Irfan Shakil and Professor Tanjil Sowgat from the SHLC team in Bangladesh…


Umuganda, Nduba Sector, Gasabo District, Rwanda. Credit: Ministry of Environment - Rwanda.

Rwanda’s Clean CBDs Pique the Interest of South African Leaders

This article was originally published by Business Day (South Africa). All views are the author’s…


Dr Ramjee Bhandari taking part in Umuganda. Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow.

A Powerful Idea that can Inspire Community Driven Development in Bangladesh

This article was originally published by The Daily Star (Bangladesh). All views are the author’s…


Dar es Salaam aerial city scape

Tanzania: National Urban Policies and City Profiles for Dar es Salaam and Ifakara

Overview This research report reviews and analyses Tanzania’s planning and urban…


A view towards town, Kigali, Rwanda

Rwanda: National Urban Policies and City Profiles for Kigali and Huye

Overview This research report reviews and analyses Rwanda’s planning and urban…


Central Business District, Johannesburg, South Africa

South Africa: National Urban Policies and City Profiles for Johannesburg and Cape Town

Overview This research report reviews and analyses South Africa’s planning and…