Workshop series> Unpacking Urban-ism: Are Southern Cities adapting to Climate Change?

In this master class, Sumetee Gajjar, shared adaptation research and practice from 4 Southern Cities (Durban and Cape Town in South Africa, Dar es Salaam in Zanzibar and Mexico City) using a city systems framework. Learners were encouraged to extend this framework to Bangalore and reflect upon the merits and challenges of applying such a frame to motivate climate adaptation in Indian cities.

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Project Team Lead- IPC-IG/UNDP – International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth

Project duration:  August 2008- September 2008 Description: The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), Brazil is a global forum for policy dialogue between developing and emerging countries around innovations for inclusive growth. Through the  UN Volunteers website(, 6 volunteers from 6 different nations (India, South Africa, Netherlands, Kenya, Argentina, USA) have been selected to work on the short duration project, ‘Research Contacts in SOUTH AFRICA: Research Centers’ I planned the distribution of work among the entire team, laid out an effective time bound plan and co-ordinate with team mates in different time zones in final report preparation. Visit >> UNV Online Volunteering Service >> United Nations Development Programme View the certificate of […]

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