Urban Fabric Initiatives week in Nairobi !

Urban Fabric Initiatives (UFI) Week is a bianual event organised by the Urban Fabric Initiatives network. It aims to bring together in one place around thirty network players : UFI operator, members of national governments working in each UFI, AFD representatives, network members and a few additional guests.


Des nouvelles de la Pépinière urbaine de Monrovia

The recently launched the UFI Monrovia in Liberia is part of a wider integrated development framework for the city, underlining the importance of a collaborative and innovative approach to improving urban infrastructure.

nairobi Atelier conception - Kahawa Soweto Nairobi 2

Co-design workshops and presentation of final projects

Following the selection of UFI Nairobi's five partner community organisations, the UFI organised four co-design workshops in February. The meetings were essential for tailoring the projects precisely to the realities and specific needs of each neighbourhood and community concerned.

antananarivo Kiosque communautaire - Madagascar - ©Olivier Bedu

Celebration and inauguration of an ephemeral kiosk for community activities

In the Andraisoro district of Madagascar, the Pépinière urbaine has installed an ephemeral kiosk dedicated to holding community activities. This project embodies the spirit of collaboration and citizen participation in the creation of the urban environment. Designed to be mobile and temporary, the kiosk offers residents a platform for expression and engagement, where they can actively contribute to shaping their neighbourhood.