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The Urban Fabric Initiative Nairobi : an incubator in the making

A new urban nursery will be built in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of the KISIP phase 2 urban restructuring project. KISIP is a project to rehabilitate shanty towns in 15 Kenyan cities, with the aim of improving living conditions for residents by financing infrastructure and improving services.


International review of tactical urban planning by UNIGE students

In the spring semester of 2021, students from three Master's degrees at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) "Innovation, Human Development and Sustainability", "Territorial Development" and "African Studies", took part in the English-language workshop Urban Futures, dedicated to innovative urban planning.


When Dakar meets Ouagadougou: the Network's first cross-exchange mission

Since 2018, AFD-funded urban nurseries have been experimenting with new ways of designing public spaces, as close as possible to future users. Four projects are currently underway in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Dakar (Senegal), Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) and several cities in Tunisia, where galloping urbanization requires local interventions that are collectively designed and supported by larger-scale structuring urban development programs.

Pépinières Urbaines

Urban incubator launch day!

On October 6, 2020, the incubator network organized a launch event, in collaboration with the French Development Agency (AFD).