Early-career researchers supported through the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa (LIRA2030) programme met this March in Dakar, Senegal, together with members of the LIRA 2030 Scientific Advisory Committee.
In a video filmed during the meeting, we hear how the programme is building a new culture of research that can help to address the challenges of urbanisation in African cities, and to create opportunities for sustainable development.
LIRA2030 research informs implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Mozambique
Investment in transdisciplinary research and training for future generations of African scientists is crucial to advancing sustainable development in African cities
Lagos is getting less rain, but more heavy storms. What it can do to prepare - by Nelson Odume, LIRA2030 grantee
Understanding the different characteristics of African cities will be crucial in responding effectively to COVID-19 on the continent
Cities in the Danger Zone: Adding Natural Threats to the Development Challenges in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Cameroon
Nine projects led by African early-career scientists funded under the LIRA 2030 Africa programme
The triumphs and trials of transdisciplinary research: reflections on the un-disciplining of disciplines
Early career scientists from Africa gather for LIRA transdisciplinary workshop in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
How to bring clean energy to informal settlements: Co-designing sustainable energy solutions in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa
Transforming southern African cities in a changing climate – Q and A with Alice McClure from the University of Cape Town
INGSA-Africa Chapter Holds Pre-AMASA 13 Learning Collaborative Workshop in Abuja, Nigeria.