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How to Improve Public Participation in the Planning of Cities : Inclusion of marginalised people in waste management

Do public participation and planning processes really include all people? Adam van Heerden studied informal waste-collectors or “skarrelers” as part of his award-winning Masters of City and Regional Planning thesis.

New R400 million Biogas Plant opened in Cape Town

Cape Town’s first large-scale, biogas plant opened in Athlone to turn solid waste into energy.

FUTURE LAGOS | How African cities are tackling climate change: News from COP21

African cities are making significant progress tackling climate change. Kasope Aleshinloye reports from COP21 in Paris.

FUTURE LAGOS | 5 ideas to tackle pollution in Africa’s largest city

Pollution is not limited to Nigerian cities, but is a global- scale problem. However, with the right policies, planning and action Nigeria has the ability to leapfrog and curb environmental and human degradation if implementation starts now.

FUTURE LAGOS | Lagos in the News – September 2015

These are the current news headlines coming out of Lagos

Bottom-up + Top-down Support = People Centred Urban Solutions

Top-down actors enabling bottom-up, community practice in urban planning and infrastructure development: the Lagos case study