African Urban Institute is a leading urban development think tank that promotes the transformation of African cities towards sustainability, prosperity and inclusion. The institute conducts in-depth research, provides policy advisory, and build capacity of urban development professionals. The research agenda and recommendations of the African Urban Institute are rooted in open-minded inquiry and our experts represent diverse points of view.
Our dedication to support the transformation of African cities rest on four pillars.
What We Do
Since 2016, the African Urban Institute has been a leading voice in Africa supporting the transformation of African cities towards prosperity, sustainability and inclusiveness through research and advisory. From media appearances in major outlets, conferences and book publishing to top-quality research and engagement, African urban Institute has transformed urban policymaking across Africa.