Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sustainable Cities International Welcomes Campbell River to our Network!

The City of Campbell River, British Columbia, the third largest city on Vancouver Island, has joined the Sustainable Cities International Network. At a meeting held 28th June, City Council voted unanimously to sign an MOU with the Network. With the … Continue reading

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Public Perceptions of Bike lanes in Colima

Angeles Olivas is an architect with the Planning Institute of Colima, Mexico, a Sustainable Cities International Network member. She is a recent graduate from a Bachelor’s of Architecture with a specialization in Urban Mobility. She particularly enjoys designing pleasurable spaces for … Continue reading

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Bridging cultural tourism and microfinance

Go on an “investour” and help fight poverty in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Nicole Lulham is one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her work focuses on local tourism initiatives. Dar es Salaam, located … Continue reading

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Dakar public transit: choose your way

François Séguin in one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Dakar, Senegal.  His work focuses on geographic information systems. ~~ In Dakar, owning a car is a privilege reserved only for the wealthiest. A taxi ride is also too pricy … Continue reading

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Bringing Water and Food Security to Peri-Urban Households

One of our current CIDA-IYIP interns, Barbara Dourley is focusing on green economy in Durban, South Africa. ~ ~ In January, 2011 Aqualima, an eThekwini (Durban)-based organization that specializes in sustainable water and energy solutions, launched a greywater re-use programme targeting seven households … Continue reading

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Sustainable agriculture and agri-tourism

This week (June 5 – 14) we’ll be hosting a great tour of the lower mainland to some special visitors. Vanlanka Planning consulting with the assistance of Sustainable Cities International is organizing a sustainable agriculture conference and agri- tourism tour in the … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Over the course of the last five months, Sustainable Cities International has been lucky to have the assistance of three young interns working on Mapped! Vancouver’s Participatory Youth Asset Mapping Project. Paris Hoghoughi, Joseph Tohill and Jon Pradinuk have been volunteering their … Continue reading

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