Tag Archives: CIDA internships

Video: Urban Agriculture in Dar es Salaam

We are pleased to feature a wonderful video written and produced by Tanya Hubbard, one of our recent SCI interns.  Filmed, directed and edited by Shaine Jones, this is a visual story that highlights the impact and importance of urban … Continue reading

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Supporting Non-motorized Transportation in Dar es Salaam

Jill Merriman is one of our CIDA -IYIP interns based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her work over the next 6 months will focus on Local Economic Development. ~ ~ Foleni is Kiswahili for traffic, and it is a word that you … Continue reading

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Traffic Lights in Dakar

Rebecca Chaster is one of our CIDA / IYIP interns who is just finishing up a 6-month placement in Dakar, Senegal, where her work focused on Geographic Information Systems (GIS). ~  ~ As a fully licensed, (almost) accident free, nine-years-experienced Canadian driver, … Continue reading

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The Difficulty of Participation

Jonathan De Luca just finished a 6-month internship in San Fernando, Philippines. His work their focused on waste management. His post here is an honest look at some of the difficulties encountered in true participatory planning, but also in his … Continue reading

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Branding Your Hippopotamus: The Asia-Pacific Cities Summit

Stu Campana is one of our CIDA IYIP interns based in San Fernando in the Philippines. His work there focuses on waste management. Stu was asked to present at a Young Professionals workshop during the Asia Pacific Cities Summit in Brisbane.  Check … Continue reading

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Life on the Other Side of the Bridge

The Sustainable Cities interns at El Instituto de Planeación para el Municipio de Colima in Colima, Mexico are investigating the social, economic and psychological impacts of living on the ‘wrong’ side of the tracks. Connecting the port of Manzanillo to Guadalajara, this … Continue reading

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Planning for People, Planning for Pedestrians

Written by Ryan Whitney Ryan Whitney is a Project Officer for the Sustainable Cities: PLUS Network Africa Program. The program is funded through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and aims to support urban sustainability issues in Dar es Salaam … Continue reading

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Making Connections

Here is a write-up of on one of our Sustainable Cities interns, Caitlin Purvis. Based in Colima, Caitlin is working to engage marginalized groups, particularly youth, into discussions about public space. By Hannah Sutherland – Peace Arch News Published: June … Continue reading

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Dar es Salaam city and the tourist ‘experience’

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