Newly published research shares crucial elements for how city officials can effectively collaborate to address the climate emergency, using case studies from Malawi and Zimbabwe.

How subnational and national governments can work together to achieve Nationally Determined Contributions and honour the Paris Agreement

New findings by ICLEI Africa’s research team reveal practical ways to collaborate – online and in-person – across levels of government and between the public and private sector to make planning decisions that are responsive to the new urban normal.

Urgent requests and day-to-day tasks often leave city officials with little time to pause and consider
how they want their cities to look in 10 years’ time and how to get there. When a recent workshop
granted them the space to do so, the plans for long-term transformation were inspired.

We work with local governments to improve municipal planning for African cities for a climate resilient urban future.