GROWING CITIES “FACE CATASTROPHE”

The speed and scale of global urbanisation is so great most countries will not be prepared for the impact it will have, the UN has warned. Urban dwellers are due to outstrip rural population next year and a big rise in poverty, slums and pollution is feared, according to the latest UN population figures reported…

STEPS CENTRE LAUNCHES IN LONDON

25 June 2007: Over 160 attend STEPS Centre launch event at Portcullis House, Westminster We live in an era of unprecedented environmental and technological flux; apocalyptic predictions of climate change-induced drought and floods, avian ‘flu and HIV/AIDS pandemics, unsafe food and scarce water supplies hit the headlines daily. Rapid change is creating new interactions between…

STEPS LAUNCH VIDEO: PROF. JUDI WAKHUNGU

Watch the video of Prof. Judi Wakhungu, Executive Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies and chair of the STEPS Centre Advisory Board, set out why she is “excited to be involved” and why “the launch of STEPS Centre is opportune.”