Cities of the future: pathways to a resilient African city beyond Covid-19
Africa Research and Impact Network-ARIN
Cities of the Future: Pathways to a resilient African city beyond COVID-19 - Insights from the Preparatory Seminar series towards the 2020 ARIN International Conference ‘Africa in the Post-COVID-19 World: Lessons for Research and Policy This technical report summarizes the key emerging highlights from the “Cities of the Future: Pathways to a Resilient African City Beyond COVID-19” seminar under the Cities and Resilience theme that was held on 3rd September 2020. This was one of the preparatory seminars aimed at stimulating discussions and debate to inform the ARIN International Conference titled ‘Africa in the Post-COVID-19 World: Lessons for Research and Policy’ that was held on 18th – 20th November 2020. The preparatory seminars were organized around the three conference themes: Climate Action and Sustainable Energy; Cities and Resilience; Science Technology and Innovation. These are critical areas for Africa’s transition to sustainable developed economies in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.