News

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
Categories: News, Publications

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
Category: Events

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

May 29, 2019 – Public Space Biennale in Rome

by | May 22, 2019
Category: Events

Anna Rubbo, adjunct senior scholar, will speak at the Public Space Biennale in Rome, Italy.

New Publication: Preservation and the New Data Landscape

by | May 22, 2019
Categories: News, Publications

Preservation and the New Data Landscape, a new publication from the Urban Heritage, Sustainability, and Inclusion Initiative, CSUD, the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, and The American Assembly, is now available online and in print. The volume examines new frontiers in urban data as an opportunity for policy innovation in the management and preservation of […]

CSUD to host UN Habitat’s World Urban Thinkers Campus

by | May 22, 2019
Category: News

Through the leadership of Anna Rubbo and Geeta Mehta, CSUD is pleased to announce that it has the honor of being chosen by UN Habitat to host a World Urban Thinkers Campus at Columbia University in October 2019.  The gathering will bring urban thinkers and activists to Columbia University to discuss the theme of “Accelerating […]

Call for Applications: Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport

by | May 22, 2019
Category: News

Eligibility: Young researchers, policy makers, and practitioners working in sustainable development Deadline for application: May 20, 2019 Description: Launched by Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF), the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport programme is seeking young researchers, policy makers, and practitioners that are graduate students and have work […]

Researcher Spotlight: Jacqueline Klopp and Sustainable Public Transit Growth

by | May 22, 2019
Category: News

Read about CSUD co-director Jacqueline Klopp’s interview on the Earth Institute | State of the Planet. Jacqueline spoke about her passion for sustainable development and the effort that goes into her projects. Click here to read more.

May 20, 2019 – Workshop on Kenyan Infrastructure in Nairobi

by | May 22, 2019 | 1 Comment
Category: Events

On May 20, 2019, Jacqueline Klopp, CSUD co-director, attended the workshop on “Investigating the transformative adaptation of Kenyan Infrastructure” hosted by the Institute for Global Innovation at the University of Birminghamin Nairobi, Kenya. She presented on the Digital Matatus project.