Urban Development

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Abuja, A City for All

This publication explores Abuja's evolution from a symbol of Nigerian unity to a city facing challenges of unplanned urban sprawl resulting in evictions and uncertainty. It discusses the need for a review of the Abuja Master Plan, emphasizing inclusive development, affordable housing, streamlined governance, and participatory planning as key recommendations.

The Fair Shared City Approach to Urban Community Development

This four–chapter booklet introduces the concept of a Fair Shared City and outlines how this concept has been implemented in Oworonshoki Community in Lagos while providing a planning checklist for other communities who wish to adopt this inclusive model of urban planning.
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Fair Shared City: Lagos

Position Paper
The urban development policies of Lagos seem to be predominantly shaped by concepts that reflect dominant gender inequality and stereotypes. This position paper written in collaboration with Fabulous Urban Nigeria Foundation explores a feminist approach to city planning that would benefit everyone.
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Flaneuse - Envisioning a City for All

This Publication, commissioned by HBS Abuja office and actualized by Lagos Urban Development Initiatives, seeks to encourage readers to drive a public conversation about the potential of ignored citizens from all spheres, to re-imagine their city, and to effect equitable changes that will be inclusive and benefit of all.