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KNOW is pleased to announce the second set of awards made by the KNOW Small Grants Fund. The Fund was set up to support scholars at UK universities, policy research institutions, and NGOs with a research portfolio to travel to KNOW partner cities to conduct primary research that relates to the theme of urban equality.

The second call for applications went...

On December 15, 2019, practitioners from the Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS), Bengaluru conducted a workshop with housing-rights activists and residents from settlements in the city of Indore, India. The workshop was the first in a series of intercity modules through the Inclusive Cities Course, developed as part of IIHS’ propositional work t...

In January 2020, KNOW partners from twelve cities and thirteen institutions gathered for the Third Annual Workshop, hosted this year by partner institute Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS), in Bangalore, India. This meeting was unique in that it opened with participation in the annual IIHS Urban Annual Research Conference (Urban ARC), this year...

During the week of the 10th – 14th of November 2019, KNOW African City Partners from Kampala, Dar es Salaam and Freetown converged for their first regional meeting in Kampala, Uganda.

Also in attendance were representatives from the different KNOW research teams that had thematic engagements with the various City Partners. These included Work Package 1, re...

From the 11th-15th of November 2019, KNOW investigators attended the United Cities and Local Government (UCLG) Congress, in Durban, South Africa. Themed around the slogan: ‘Cities Are Listening’, this gathering of mayors and other urban practitioners was focused on the role of cities in localizing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

KNOW partners from...