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African Cities Research Programme

Last updated: 08/03/2023
IATI Identifier: GB-COH-RC000797-GB-GOV-1-300180
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Research which will produce new operationally-relevant knowledge and evidence on African ‘cities as systems’. The research will help policy makers and those who manage cities to tackle the most significant problems constraining growth and development in individual African Cities, leading to the development of, and investment in, more effective economic development and poverty-reduction policies and programmes in African cities, by FCDO and its partners.


The country, countries or regions that benefit from this Programme.
Congo (Democratic Republic), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Disclaimer: Country borders do not necessarily reflect the UK Government's official position.

Status Implementation

The current stage of the Programme, consistent with the International Aid Transparency Initiative's (IATI) classifications.

Programme Spend

Programme budget and spend to date, as per the amounts loaded in financial system(s), and for which procurement has been finalised.

Participating Organisation(s)

Help with participating organisations
These organisations have received funding disbursements from this IATI activity.
  • ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
  • International Institute for Environment and Development
  • International Rescue Committee UK
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Overseas Development Institute
  • Partnership for African Social & Governance Research (PASGR)
  • Slum Dwellers International
  • United Nations University - WIDER


Sector groups as a percentage of total Programme budget according to the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) classifications.


A comparison across financial years of forecast budget and spend to date on the Programme.

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Programme data last updated on 08/03/2023