Africa

A sixteen-year old teaches skateboarding to low-income youth as a viable means of transportation and for community building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
May 31, 2014   Sustainable Cities Collective
Plans for “satellite cities” are mushrooming across sub-Saharan Africa, in response to rapid urbanization. But these developments will only make things worse, critics say.
Feb 25, 2014   Business Daily
David Kilcullen creates maps to empower disenfranchised people in developing countries around the world. By combining social science and technology his firm solves tough problems in "frontier environments," reports David Holmes.
Aug 1, 2012   Fast Company
Faced with climate change and poverty, Africans are focusing on a new farming frontier: the cities.
Nov 28, 2011   OnEarth
Over 200 Ugandan women met in Buhoma,Uganda to learn how to ride and repair bicycles in an effort to promote bicycling and provide economic development opportunities.
Mar 25, 2011   TheCityFix.com
<em>Fast Company</em> points to a project at the University of Cape Town which seeks to create 3-D renderings of Africa's endangered monuments and heritage sites.
Jun 10, 2010   Fast Company
Opinion
Oct 26, 2009   By Todd Litman