March 22, 2019

Dr Iwona Bisaga represented ISULabaNtu at the UKRI-funded workshop organised by the University of Exeter in Plymouth on March 13th-14th. The workshop built on a 2016-19 Newton Fund project on energy access in informal settlements in South Africa. 

The eve...

December 21, 2018

The Problem

Today, about 4.5 billion people - more than half the world's population - use sanitation facilities and services that are not safely managed. Even when these people use a toilet or a pit latrine, more than 57% of their waste is not contained, transported, or...

October 14, 2018

Dr Claudia Loggia and Mr Viloshin Govender, on behalf of the ISUlabantu team, attended the World Social Science Forum held in Fukuoka between September 25th-28th 2018. The International Forum promoted multidisciplinary discussions and exchanges of ideas and research fi...

September 13, 2018

As part of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) World Water Week 2018 (27-31 August), Dr Priti Parikh and Loan Diep from University College London’ Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience, presented and led seminars that fed into this year’s theme:...

August 21, 2018

Dr. Priti Parikh, on behalf of the ISULabaNtu team, attended the Water Institute of South Africa (WISA) conference held in Cape Town between June 24th - 27th 2018. She presented a poster which outlined the potential of urban farming in the three case study townships: H...

May 4, 2018

April was a happening month for the ISULabaNtu team, both in the UK and in South Africa. Phase 5 was officially commenced on April 16th and saw most of the team members come together to discuss the work and the preliminary findings from Phases 1, 2, 3 and 4 which will...

Judith Ojo-Aromokudu attended the African Centre for Cities (ACC) conference hosted by the University of Cape Town, South Africa from the 1st to the 3rd of February 2018.

The conference offered opportunities for practitioners, activist and scholars to show case ongoing-...

February 19, 2018

On 31 January 2018, Dr Claudia Loggia was invited as guest speaker at the Global Engagement Meeting (GEM) organised by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the UK Research Councils in Nairobi, Kenya (January 30th-2nd February 2018). This GEM was organised by...

February 19, 2018

On 9 February 2018, Dr Claudia Loggia and Mrs Judith Ojo-Aromokudu presented our preliminary project findings at a side event at the World Urban Forum conference in Kuala Lumpur. This 9th WUF event was the first to focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda ad...

December 4, 2017

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