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2017 Report – University of Lagos, Urban and Regional Planning

By on June 17, 2017
General Information
University of Lagos

Urban and Regional Planning

Nigeria Lagos

Person filling out the report
Dr Oluwafemi Olajide

Associated UNI Thematic Hubs
Informal Urbanism
Urban Governance

Other academic network affiliations
Association of African Planning Schools

Other research network affiliations
African Urban Research Initiative (AURI)

Collaborations with UNI members in academic activities
Conferences and research projects with African Urban Research Initiative and Association of African Planning Schools.

Collaborations with UNI members in research initiatives
Comparative Research on African City Regions (AURI).
Habitat III preparatory activities


Undergraduate Programmes
BSc. Urban and Regional Planning

Master Programmes
Masters in Urban and Regional Planning (MSc.)
Masters of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)

PhD Programmes
PhD in Urban and Regional Planning

Other Programmes
Urban Dialogue Series

Produced Materials

Fadare, S; Nwokoro, I; Lawanson, T and Onifade, V. (2013). Emerging Issues in Urban Planning and Development. Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press

Lawanson T (2015) Potentials Of The Urban Poor in Shaping a Sustainable Lagos Megacity; in Allen A., Lampis, A., and Swilling, M. (eds) Untamed Urbanisms. Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy Series. London &New York: Routledge. 108-118. www.tandfebooks.com/action/showBook?doi=10.4324/9781315746692

Agunbiade, M. E. and Olajide, O. A (2015). The Limit of Land Regularisation as Poverty Alleviation Strategy in Informal Settlements: Empirical Evidence from Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, 5(1): 1045-1063.

Olajide, O.A. and Lawanson, T (2014). Climate change and livelihood vulnerabilities of low-income coastal communities in Lagos, Nigeria, International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, 6(1): 42-51. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19463138.2013.878348

Agunbiade, M. E., and Rajabifard, A (2013) Analysing inter-agency integration for land delivery in Nigeria: data, process and policy integration. Global Geospatial Conference 2013 UNECA Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia November 4-8, 2013 http://www.gsdi.org/gsdiconf/gsdi14/papers/40.pdf

May 2015 – May 2016 – Urban Governance and Turning African Cities Around: Lagos Case Study. Partnership for African Social and Governance Research Working Paper No. 019, Nairobi, Kenya.

October 2016 – February 2017 – Comparative Research on African City Regions: Lessons for the Gauteng Global City Region. African Urban Research Initiative / African Centre for Cities, University of Cape town, South Africa.

January – February 2016 – Global Survey of Cities : New York University Stern Urbanisation Project, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and UN-Habitat.

August 2015 – April 2016 – Development of Tenant Specific Models of Housing using Housing Satisfaction Indices in Lagos, Nigeria. University of Lagos Central Research Mini Grant.

June 2015 – March 2016 – Pathways out of Urban Water Poverty: Case studies of small towns in Tanzania and Nigeria.

January – June 2015 – Urban Planning Processes and Governance Interface in Lagos, Nigeria: research by Heinrich Boell Stiftung Nigeria.

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