Know Your City: Reflections from the Kampala Learning Centre

31 Mar 2014

By Skye Dobson, ACTogether Uganda  Last year as part of an external review of SDI, the staff of ACTogether Uganda and members of the National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda...

Read more ›

Uganda

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part VII

28 Mar 2014

**Cross-posted from The Age of Zinc** Age of Zinc is proud to present the seventh instalment in a new memoir from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Check back every week to catch the...

Read more ›

Uganda

SDI Launches Know Your City Campaign at World Urban Forum 7

27 Mar 2014

SDI is getting ready for the seventh World Urban Forum (WUF) to be held in Medellin, Colombia from 5 - 11 April 2014. As the largest and most widely attended...

Read more ›

Mandela Speaks to South African Federation on Role of Communities in Buildin ...

26 Mar 2014

In 1995, shortly after being elected the first democratic president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela visited the Homeless People's Federaiton of South Africa (now called Federation of the Urban Poor)...

Read more ›

South Africa

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part VI

24 Mar 2014

Age of Zinc is proud to present the sixth instalment in a new memoir from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Check back every week to catch the next part of the story!  - ...

Read more ›

Uganda

SDI Attends Launch of World Urban Campaign's "The City We Need"

20 Mar 2014

  While cities are increasingly central to global development agendas, the precise strategies of city development remain contested. In almost all cities in Africa and Asia, the allocation of resources...

Read more ›

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part V

14 Mar 2014

**Cross-posted from The Age of Zinc**  Age of Zinc is proud to present the fifth instalment in a new memoir from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Check back every week to catch the...

Read more ›

Uganda

Regional Learning from the West Africa Hub Meeting in Sierra Leone

13 Mar 2014

By Mara Forbes, SDI Secretariat  Thousands of people living in informal settlements lack security of tenure placing them at high risk for forced evictions. In the past few months many...

Read more ›

Sierra Leone

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part IV

07 Mar 2014

**Cross-posted from The Age of Zinc**  Age of Zinc is proud to present the fourth instalment in a new memoir from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Check back every week to...

Read more ›

Uganda