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CSUD in the News: Nilda Mesa weighs in on NYC skyscrapers’ energy usage and the Climate Act

by | June 6, 2019

Traditional skyscrapers consume high amounts of energy used for lighting, air conditioning and heating. These buildings are the chief source of greenhouse gas emissions in New York City. The Climate Mobilization Act was passed by the New York City Council last April to reduce emissions by 80% from now through 2050. The Act requires buildings of more than 25,000 […]

Interview With Visiting Scholar Sylvester Hayker

by | June 3, 2019

CSUD intern Hava Chishti sat down with Sylvester Hayker to write a profile about him and his experience researching in Nairobi and New York. See the profile below.   Coming from Nairobi, Kenya, visiting scholar Sylvester Hayker works as an assistant lecturer at the Technical University of Kenya in the School of Hospitality and Tourism […]

CSUD’s Digital Matatus Project Was Profiled In a New Article

by | May 29, 2019

CSUD’s Digital Matatus project was profiled in a new article “In African Cities, Mapping Paratransit makes for Smarter Cities” in CityFix. 

UN-Habitat Assembly in Nairobi

by | May 29, 2019

On May 30th, 2019 Jacqueline Klopp spoke at the UN-Habitat Assembly in Nairobi on DigitalTransport4Africa.

New Publication: Slum Politics in Africa

by | May 29, 2019

Jacqueline Klopp has a new co-authored publication on Slum Politics in Africa. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press.

Nilda Mesa contributed to the 1st SDG Index and Dashboards Report for European Cities

by | May 24, 2019

Nilda Mesa contributed to the first SDG Index and Dashboards Report for European Cities, published by UN SDSN in partnership with the Brabant Center for Sustainable Development (Telos, Tilburg University). Her piece summarized the status of U.S. cities with respect to SDG adoption and implementation. The report compares the performance of capital cities and a selection of large metropolitan areas […]

New Project: Ethical Border Trading between Kenya and Uganda

by | May 22, 2019

Jacqueline Klopp, CSUD co-director, will lead a new project titled “Ethical border trading between Kenya and Uganda for small businesses”. The initiative is funded by Global Integrity and UK Aid (349,533 UK pounds) and will be implemented in partnership with the Busara Center for Behavioural Economics. This work will explore mechanisms to support women traders as they negotiate difficult border crossings, and […]

New Publication: Mapping Minibuses in Maputo and Nairobi

by | May 22, 2019

Jacqueline Klopp, CSUD co-director, published a new open access article on Mapping Minibuses in Maputo and Nairobi: Engaging Paratransit in Transportation Planning in African Cities.

DATUM | Building Mobility Data for Latin American and Caribbean Cities

by | May 22, 2019

CSUD is pleased to be part of a consortium with MIT, The World Resources Institute, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Master Card Inclusive Growth Center in building a collaborative platform to build open mobility data for Latin American and Caribbean Cities called DATUM. As part of this project, partners will be working with the city of Santiago […]

June 4, 2019 – Local Project Challenge Meeting in Rio de Janeiro

by | May 22, 2019

CSUD will meet with Local Project Challenge partners from the Federal University Faculty of Architecture and Planning in Rio de Janeiro.