TwentyOne is a new online and offline international network of businesses, governments and citizens. They bring together public support, specific capabilities and innovation to create solutions for complex urban issues.
CSR Netherlands launches this network of ‘changemakers’ as a follow up to the ICSR programme around Sustainable Urban Development, supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Relations and the Fund for Creative Industry.
Cities are the areas of big social issues. Governments alone cannot solve these. Citizens, the private sector and governments will have to work together in this. During the CSR Netherlands New Year’s event on January 21st various parties connected to TwentyOne.
DASUDA is an active partner of CSR Netherlands and collaborates with great pleasure to the TwentyOne network with projects like Kumasi Circular Town in Ghana and Kajjansi Market in Kampala, Uganda. Read more about this challenge on the TwentyOne community!
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Housing expert Robert van Kats from The Dutch Alliance for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa (DASUDA) has asked government and housing investors to consider developing quality affordable houses whose large market has not been served.
Read the key point of the lecture and the full article at New Vision.
In a novel move to tackle the challenges associated with Lagos lagoon, a Netherlands-based alliance of 11 companies and two universities known as DASUDA- Alliance for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa, has entered into partnership with a team of Nigerian experts to recreate the Lagoon as a vital heart of Lagos.
Read the full story of the Lagoon City Project published today in The Guardian Nigeria at this link: www.ngrguardiannews.com
The Lagoon City first of all has to add qualities instead of being the next parasitic urban development.
In an attempt to develop visionary perspectives for the future of Lagos, Nigerian experts and DASUDA (Dutch Alliance for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa) launched a Lagos Lab earlier this summer…read more at FUTURE LAGOS!
Read part two and three of the interview with DASUDA’s founders, Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink by Olamide Udoma of Future Lagos, where we spoke about the privatisation of water in Lagos and the globalisation of architecture.:
Part 2: Privatisation of water in Lagos
Part 3: Globalisation of architecture