IUC 2021 Phase In ARUOngoing
Building Capacity in Education, Research, Innovation and Societal Outreach to Foster an Inclusive and Sustainable Built Environment in a Rapidly Urbanizing City, Dar Es Salaam (SDG 11 In Dar Es Salaam)
Ardhi University (ARU) proposes to develop an African Centre for Sustainable Cities Studies (ACS1) in order to (i) build capacity in education and training, research, innovation and societal outreach to contribute in generating solutions to these challenges and contribute to the sustainable growth of Dar es Salaam and its wider region in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in general and SDG 11 in particular, and (ii) realize the ambition of becoming an internationally recognized, inclusive, civic university that responds to societal and environmental problems.
The project is composed out of 7 sub-projects:
|Intervention||Team Leader Tanzania||Team Leader Flanders||University FTL|
|Land use planning - Participatory planning and land-based resource use conflict management for sustainable growth of Dar es Salaam metropolitan and its region||Fredrick Magina||Oswald Devisch||UHasselt|
|Decent housing - Towards improved urban water supply and sustainable sanitation resource recovery, sustainable energy and material uses for decent housing||Jacob Kihila||Patrick Willems||KU Leuven|
|Socio-economic development - Increasing the sustainability of urban foodscapes through agri-food entrepreneurship||Makarius Mdemu||Joost Dessein||UGent|
|Urban transport - Safe, inclusive and sustainable urban transport system||Wilfred Kazaura||An Neven||UHasselt|
|Cultural heritage - Architectural Heritage Conservation through Adaptive Reuse: Assessing Design, New Functions, Construction Techniques and Cost Benefits||Shubira Kalugila||Koenraad Van Cleempoel||UHasselt|
|Gender and participation - Towards gender-equitable and inclusive urban development (transversal institutional strengthening project)||Angela Jesse||Nathalie Holvoet||UAntwerpen|
|ICT and SSIC - Improving Capacity to Innovate Smart ICT Solutions and Support Technology Transfer for Smart Sustainable and Inclusive Cities (transversal institutional strengthening project)||Rigobert Buberwa||Leo Van Audenhove||Vrije Universiteit Brussel|
More information on the project can be found here.
Watch their introductory movie here.
Find more information on our previous projects with ARU.
On 1 October 2021 a connect session with ARU was organised. Find out more here.
Institutional University Cooperation
01/03/2021 - 31/08/2022