Issues specific to urban and rural contexts, including migration, environment, economics, food systems, and property rights.


News: Energy on the Move: comparing energy practices among informal settlers in capital cities of Nepal, Bangladesh, Nigeria and South Sudan

14/01/2019
ESRC-DFID grant-holder, Ben Campbell, highlights how energy resilience narratives are providing culturally nuanced information on poor peoples' energy needs, vulnerabilities and precarities.

News: 'Power of Partnership: Research to Alleviate Poverty' take a look at this snapshot of the event so far

03/12/2018

The ‘Power of Partnership: Research to Alleviate Poverty’ conference recently took place in Delhi, India from 3-5 December.

The event focused on the ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research as it approaches its final phase. 

Urban Africa: Risk and Capacity (Urban ARC) is a three year programme of research and capacity building that aims to reduce disaster risk in urban sub-Saharan Africa by breaking cycles of risk accumulation. The programme aims to do this by building a community of practice including sub-Saharan, African and international researchers and practitioners that can provide a structured assessment of risk accumulation and reduction dynamics.

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