From 14th to 18th February 2022, Kampala and Kasese authorities officially kicked off their CoM SSA climate action activities with Expertise FranceRead more
The webinar was a first attempt to discuss the importance of mainstreaming social and gender issues within the development of Street Lighting projects. CoM SSA partner, AFD took this opportunity to launch a Gender Sensitive Public Lighting User Guide developed to help municipalities to develop SL projects that integrate gender at different stage of project development.Read more
Many African cities have plans for public lighting projects but often struggle to get these financed. A practical training session provided the chance to learn from experts, financiers and cities with successful public lighting projects.Read more
Air pollution is a big challenge in many cities in the Sub-Saharan Africa region including Kampala, Uganda’s capital. The French Agency for International Technical Cooperation (Expertise France) and the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) collaborate on updating Kampala’s Climate Action Plan to support the local government in improving air quality for residents.Read more
Building sustainable African cities before and after a pandemic webinar series
CoM SSA signatories and experts share their lessons learnt in their journey towards building a sustainable city, amidst the Covid-19 pandemicRead more
This was the common message from the speakers at the launch event of our webinar “Lessons from past and present crises”, that featured mayors and city experts from Uganda, Liberia and Senegal and attracted more than 100 attendees from all corners of the continent and beyond.Read more
CoM SSA pilot cities and funding partners sharing progress during the Climate Chance Summit in Abidjan – 28 -29 june 2018.Read more
Deputy Lord Mayor of Kampala city, pilot city of CoM SSA, the Climate Chance Africa was a real opportunity of experiences sharing between non-government actors.Read more
As Africa’s population rapidly increases and urbanises, its need for a reliable and sustainable energy supply has become greater than ever. Developing energy scenarios for African cities can provide a good basis for guiding cities’ policy-making, planning and investment decisions towards more resilient, affordable, secure and sustainable energy futures.
This publication is intended to inform on the status and challenges of existing SLS and presents a set of methodologies and tools for planning and implementing gender-sensitive public lighting infrastructure projects.