Skip to 0 minutes and 47 seconds Are you prepared to overcome these challenges and make the most of the opportunities of Africa’s growing cities?
Skip to 0 minutes and 59 seconds This course will challenge existing myths and assumptions about open development and planning.
Skip to 1 minute and 8 seconds You will explore tensions between regional theories and the complexities of the city of Freetown. Through a mix of videos, readings, case studies, maps, and interaction with fellow participants and tutors, you will learn how cities are made and work. On this course, you will travel into the heart of Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. You will learn from some of the world’s leading experts about how informality, governance, participatory planning, risk, and infrastructures shape the urban development of African cities.