Urban Technology & Collaboration in Informal Settlements: Enhancing Livelihoods and Empowering Communities

14-16 November 2023, at NUST

Informal settlements are today the places in which most people living in urban areas find themselves in the African continent. Differently from the way in which this happened in other geographies, like Latin American and Southeast Asia, this takes place at a time where digital tools are widespread and becoming increasingly available for the urban poor. The intersection of urban technology and interventions in informal settlements is therefore a crucial area of interest both for urban development actors.

Inhabitants of the Gully: a dispatch from the "Changing Landscapes, Changing Societies" project

This article is a dispatch from the "Changing landscapes, changing societies" project led by Miguel Vallejo Orti and collaborators from colleagues from the Namibia University of Science and Technology and Heidelberg University. Read more about the project HERE

Opuwo, as a crossroad